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Canadian Sikhs censored by India

Canadian Sikhs censored by India
OTTAWA: Ottawa Citizen, a leading Canadian newspaper, reports on how the Sikhs living in Canada feel being censored by the Indian government after an Indian law-enforcement agency asked Twitter this...

September 18, 2020 Home Today's Paper World Canadian Sikhs censored by India World September 18, 2020 OTTAWA: Ottawa Citizen, a leading Canadian newspaper, reports on how the Sikhs living in Canada feel being censored by the Indian government after an Indian law-enforcement agency asked Twitter this week to delete a post by a Canadian Sikh advocacy group.Latest News Pakistan, China Discuss Transport Cooperation Under CPEC Queen Elizabeth Could Snatch Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's Newfound Freedom In Six Months Vikram Bhatt On Bollywood's Massive Drug Addiction: 'Drugs Are Offered In Trays At Parties' Shilpa Shetty To Clear The Air On Cheating Allegations Against Her And Husband Raj Kundra Ishaan Khatter Defends Racist Song 'Beyonce Sharma Jayegi:' If Anything, It’s Flattering Demi Lovato's Friends Concerned About Her Hasty Decision To Marry Max Ehrich 'High School Musical' Star Ashley Tisdale Expecting First Child Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Reveals The Sex Of Her Baby With John Legend Gigi Hadid Takes Internet By Storm With Rare Glimpse Of Baby Bump Ahead Of Birth 'KUWTK' Starts Premiering Tonight, Kim Kardashian Shares Much-awaited Teaser Facebook Curbs Content On Private Groups Spreading MisinformationThe paper describes the incident “an unusual move by a foreign power that has sparked allegations of attempted international censorship”.India claimed the Tweet by the World Sikh Organisation (WSO) — discussing what the group calls a ‘genocide’ of Sikhs in 1984 — violated that country’s laws, the social-media company said in an email to the WSO.

’ Meanwhile, it advised the WSO to consider protecting its interests by seeking legal counsel, challenging India’s request in court or even voluntarily deleting the content, if appropriate.”In fact, it alleged in a report this summer that New Delhi has launched a crackdown on social media posts perceived as supporting the cause of Khalistan — a separate Sikh homeland.

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