February 2, 2022
Facebook has suspended groups associated with trucker protests of pandemic restrictions in the United States and Canada. The company cited its policies prohibiting QAnon content and inauthentic activity.
Now the protest movements have moved to alternative platforms. People sympathetic to it have begun doxing those suspected of planning a counter-protest, calling for illegal activity, and spreading QAnon conspiracy theories.
Canadian truckers have been protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates for days, driving in a convoy across the country. Thousands involved in the protest flooded the Canadian capital of Ottawa this week, sparking reports Prime Minster Justin Trudeau had fled for his safety.