Facebook believes it made the right decision to suspend Trump after he incited his supporters to storm the US Capitol in a deadly assault on 6 January.
The oversight board has the power to overrule the Facebook’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms.
Facebook critics launch rival ‘oversight board’, say company is taking too long to set up its own panel
The critics are warning that Facebook is already being used to undermine the integrity of the US presidential election.
Facebook says platform is ‘open, transparent, non-partisan’ after WSJ report claims content policies favoured BJP
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT has summoned Facebook on 2 September to discuss the alleged misuse of the platform
'A crisis of free expression': Ex-Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger on why he joined Facebook oversight board
Alan Rusbridger is a British journalist, who was the editor-in-chief of the Guardian newspaper between 1995 to 2015.
Facebook has announced the first 20 members of its independent, external Oversight Board: Here is the complete list
The board, which is expected to start hearing cases this summer, is planned to grow to about 40 members.
The board will be able to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content should be displayed on the site.
Facebook has been seeking feedback from more than 650 people in 88 countries on its draft plan for the board.
All shared data will be anonymous by default says Facebook's Director of Governance and Oversight Board.