Twitter accused of silencing pro-Kashmir accounts


British Pakistani groups on Monday accused Twitter of removing accounts that criticize India’s alleged human rights abuses in Kashmir.

Fahim Kayani, the head of Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK, said social media is the one place where Kashmiris and others who suffer human rights abuses can raise

This is even more important now as world powers are too busy dealing with the global pandemic to pay much attention to politics, he added in a statement.

Kayani said well-known Twitter accounts such as Stand with Kashmir and Kashmir Civitas have been suspended. Now the Twitter account of Rehana Ali, Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK’s information secretary, has also been suspended, he added.


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