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Weʼre raising £5,000 to Azra Hodzic vs Facebook

London, United Kingdom

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Until his sudden death early last year, I was in a long-term relationship with the jazz musician Mirza Krupalija.
Mirza had a personal Facebook account and his band Kaiten a Facebook page.
To my great distress, and to the distress of his family and close friends, 6 months after Mirza’s death both these pages were removed by Facebook, “at the request of a family member”.
No member of Mirza’s family either made or supported such a request.

Facebook’s complaints process informed me that accounts, once deleted, cannot be restored. I followed this up with emails, letters and formal written requests for further investigation and information as well as a petition to save my partner's profile which was signed by almost 700 family and friends.
Facebook was not willing to investigate or reverse their decision.

Following legal discussions with a barrister we consider that the act of requesting the deletion of these Facebook pages was malicious, and actionable according to the laws of England & Wales. The retention and withholding by Facebook of the private information of my deceased partner constitutes an interference in my rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.

The requestor remains unidentified. I am now having to use a legal process known as Norwich Pharmacal Application to demand that the details of the person who made this request be disclosed.

How Much Will It Cost...I have spent £4,000 on legal advice and I will also pay Facebook's legal costs, and the “reasonable cost” of providing the disclosure itself. Costs are likely to reach £10,000 or more.
Facebook policy makers should seriously and swiftly reconsider their procedures and identity checks for such drastic requests as to delete someone's profile.
Please help me and support my legal battle by donating or sharing my appeal. I am seeking justice so that what has happened to me will be less likely to happen to you in the future.

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  • A Sabados2 months ago
    A Sabados

    A Sabados

    2 months ago

    After a frustratingly long wait the hearing has finally been listed for the 12th June with a time estimate of 1 hours 45 minutes before a judge. Fingers crossed!

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  • A Sabados1 year ago
    A Sabados

    A Sabados

    1 year ago

    I gave the statement. Barristers are now preparing the application which will be ready probably at the end of September. The application cost is £3,600 plus VAT and court administrative cost will be £500. Fingers crossed. I hope that by obtaining a name of the person who requested my partner's profile removal I will be able to show flaws in Facebook procedures where total strangers are allowed to exercise power over another human being's personal details. With huge thanks to those of you who have already showed your support.

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Page last updated on: 6/12/2018 11:47 AM

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39

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 12, 2018

  • Ida Sehic

    Ida Sehic

    Jun 7, 2018

    Wishing you all the best with your fight against these idiots!! Love <3

    £20.00

  • Erol Sabadosh

    Erol Sabadosh

    Jun 7, 2018

    £100.00

  • Vedran Pehlivanovic

    Vedran Pehlivanovic

    May 17, 2018

    £30.00

  • Sam Reid

    Sam Reid

    Apr 28, 2018

    Behind you every step of the way my lovely x

    £10.00

  • Mirsad Ljiljana Pasic

    Mirsad Ljiljana Pasic

    Feb 2, 2018

    Uz tebe sam draga Azra.

    £50.00

  • Snezana Hassell

    Snezana Hassell

    Dec 14, 2017

    Good luck! X

    £20.00

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