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Complaint filed against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari for ‘spreading communal hatred’

Complaint filed against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari for ‘spreading communal hatred’
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Complaint filed against Twitter India, MD Manish Maheshwari for ‘spreading communal hatred’

A criticism has been filed earlier than Delhi Police Cyber Cell against Twitter India’s Managing Director, Manish Maheswari and a non-profit organisation for allegedly spreading communal hatred.

The criticism filed by advocate Aditya Singh Deshwal and addressed to DCP Cyber Cell of the Delhi Police sought registration of an FIR against Twitter Communications India Private Ltd, Manish Maheshwari, MD, Twitter India, Shagufta Kamran, Public Policy supervisor of Twitter India in addition to Armin Navabi and Susanna Macintrye, the founder and CEO respectively of Republic Atheist.

The advocate cited an image of Goddess Kali shared by the deal with Atheist Republic and mentioned that content material posted by the Twitter customers was not solely abusive however has been posted for the aim of inflicting annoyance, inconvenience, hazard, obstruction, insult, damage, legal intimidation, enmity, hatred and unwell will in society.

“It would also be not out of place to mention here that these posts have been put by the said user deliberately, to outrage the religious feelings of Hindus to insult our religious beliefs,” the advocate mentioned.

In his criticism, the advocate mentioned, “Twitter which is a microblogging web site/platform in connivance with Armin Navab and Atheist Republic has been displaying this blasphemous content material from July 2011. The consumer profile of Atheist Republic is stuffed with such blasphemous content material about Hindu Religion and different religions.

“Twitter on the other hand, as a Significant Social Media Intermediary (SSMN) has taken no steps to remove such content but in a blatant violation of Indian laws has been acting as an accomplice to the crime and showing such blasphemous and insulting content. “

The advocate mentioned that Twitter via its platform has been intentionally selling hate speech concerning the Hindu faith which is a violation of provisions of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 within the mild of part 79 of Information Technology Act, 2000 Deliberately no motion has been taken by Manish Maheshwari and Shagufta Kamran to take away such objectionable content material from its platform even after passing of 1 month with the intention of selling communal hatred and disturbing the social tranquillity within the nation.

The advocate has requested to right away register FIR against all of the accused individuals named in his criticism and urged Delhi Police to arrest them to stop additional fee of the offence.

(With ANI inputs)

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