Remove Kashmiri activists from your platform; India asks Twitter

Srinagar

There are reports that scores of Kashmiri activists received an email from Twitter’s legal section wherein it was mentioned that Indian government has alleged that there accounts are in violation of Indian law.

According to reports, the email noted that Twitter Inc. had received official correspondence regarding these accounts.

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“The correspondence claims that your account is in violation of Indian law. Please note we may be obliged to take action regarding the content identified in the complaint in the future. Please let us know by replying to this email as soon as possible if you decide to voluntarily remove the content identified on your account,” read the mail.

Over last many years, Twitter has emerged a major platform to express feelings for Kashmiri youth including journalists, politicians. J&K’s former chief minister Omar Abdullah has huge following on Twitter and he most of the times tweets rather than issuing statements.

The email has been sent at 4:16am Indian standard time, to all these accounts.

 

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