After India’s flutter, Twitter blocks tweets on Kashmir; here is the list

After India’s flutter, Twitter blocks tweets on Kashmir; here is the list

Twitter has blocked more than a dozen accounts and about hundred tweets related to Kashmir after it received official communication from the Indian government asking it to block accounts and tweets. In a letter dated August 24, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology asked Twitter to block 19 accounts, most of these with tweets about Kashmir. It additionally mentioned 95 tweets in various handles, also on Kashmir, which it wanted to be blocked. In an earlier communication dated August 16, the government had identified 95 accounts to be blocked, in addition to tweets, Twitter

“In a letter dated August 24, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology asked Twitter to block 19 accounts, most of these with tweets about Kashmir. It additionally mentioned 95 tweets in various handles, also on Kashmir, which it wanted to be blocked. In an earlier communication dated August 16, the government had identified 95 accounts to be blocked, in addition to tweets, Twitter searches and hashtags,” Indian Express reported today.

Here is the list of blocked accounts and URLs:

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