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The Social Media Censorship of Canadian Sikhs

Social media companies are enforcing an Indian Law that censors Canadian social media content critical of the Indian government

 

Canadian Sikhs have found themselves in the cross-hairs of an aggressive campaign of censorship, harassment and intimidation.

This campaign has escalated on Facebook since the assassination of BC Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada, which has been tied to the far-right nationalist Modi government, with posts being blocked and accounts banned just for talking about it.

 

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Facebook is Blocking Canadians’ Posts About the Assassination of a BC Sikh Leader. Their Posts Were Targeted by India’s Government.

A New Wave of Online Harassment and Misinformation Campaigns are Targeting Sikhs in Canada.

Twitter is Censoring Canadian News Outlets and Politicians Tweeting About Civil Liberties in India.

 

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