YouTube banned Anna Brees, an independent journalist, due to a video that was published three months prior which violated YouTube’s policy on not contradicting health “authorities.” The video (still available on BitChute) is simply Brees reporting on and covering a COVID lockdown protest in Britain. Her channel was five and half years old and had more than 67k subscribers and 3.1 million total views over about 440 videos.
Ok so I’ve just had an email from @YouTube this is why they deleted my channel. My coverage of the London protest in Trafalgar Square on the 26th Sept…
Ex BBC ITV reporter listening to the people. It was my coverage from this day
Anna Brees (@BreesAnna) 25 Dec 2020