A photo of a 12 -year-old boy depicted without his eyes was removed by Instagram.
Harry Beswick was born with Goldenhar disorder. He is missing an heart, eye socket , nostril and hearing from one place of his aspect.
His mother, Charlie Beswick announced a photo of Harry without his prosthetic gaze on Monday. It was later removed for “breaching guidelines”.
The photo was “incorrectly removed, ” Instagram told her.
Ms Beswick, from Stoke-on-Trent, operates a parenting blog and inaugurated substantiating life with her son’s disability on social media six months ago.
She said it is the second time a photo has been removed and both likeness were of Harry without his prosthetic gaze, picturing his eye socket.
“I be recognised that he ogles different and beings might not want to look at it, but that’s not Instagram’s decision, ” she said.
“For Instagram to decide Harry’s face isn’t suitable is disgusting. It does feel like discrimination to me.
“It’s my son’s face and I’m very proud to be indicating him off.”
— Charlie Beswick (@ ouralteredlife) September 12, 2017Report
Ms Beswick’s affix on Twitter has received more than 46,000 retweets and 24,000 likes. Actor Adil Ray also tweeted his support “says hes” would “love a photo” with Harry.
She said that despite sometimes get “horrific comments” from internet trolls, overall the response from her partisans has been “really positive”.
Harry has had 10 procedures, including two procedures to restructure his skull and build an eye socket.
Although the likenes has been restored, Ms Beswick said she has not received an apology from Instagram or an explanation to the reasons why the portrait was removed.
The site’s guidelines say photos not appropriate for a diverse gathering will be removed, including idols containing nudity, sanctifying felony or self gash or bullying.
Instagram has not been able to responded to the BBC’s is asking for a comment.