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Twitter geoblocks tweets in India over violent video circulation

21/06/2021

Twitter has restricted 50 tweets in India related to a viral video of an elderly Muslim man being assaulted in the town of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. This action comes after cops sent a notice to summon Twitter India’s chief last week to give a statement. The Ghaziabad police force had filed a complaint...
Twitter has restricted 50 tweets in India related to a viral video of an elderly Muslim man being assaulted in the town of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. This action comes after cops sent a notice to summon Twitter India’s chief last week to give a statement. The Ghaziabad police force had filed a complaint against Twitter, journalists Mohammed Zubair and Rana Ayyub, and online media entity The Wire, for allegedly creating communal tension through tweets. Those tweets had a video of an elderly Muslim man being assaulted in the city. In a statement, Twitter said that it has complied with a legal request and…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter
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