The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) posted the flag of Antifa on their official Twitter account Friday, along with an expression of solidarity after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo referred to this militant far-left group as domestic terrorists.
The intergovernmental organization tweeted, along with the image of the Antifa flag:
UN #HumanRights experts express profound concern over a recent statement by the US Attorney-General describing #Antifa and other anti-fascist activists as domestic terrorists, saying it undermines the rights to freedom of expression and of peaceful assembly in the country.
At some point on Saturday following intense backlash, the U.N. deleted the tweet.
🔦 On May 31, Attorney General William Barr released a statement labeling Antifa "domestic terrorists." On the same day, President Trump tweeted "The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization."