Around 24 tweets and accounts that put up pro-secessionist content pertaining to Kashmir and Punjab were withheld in India by Twitter as it complied with legal requests made by Indian authorities under the IT Act on July 22. Some of the accounts that were withheld criticised India's handling of the Kashmir situation. A few tweets made in the context of the Sulli Deals controversy were also withheld. This content, which is now inaccessible to Indian users, includes the account of Carin Jodha Fischer, a German national who was deported from India in 2016, the account of the Kashmir University's Students' Union which has been inactive since 2019, and tweets of Pakistani nationals who have used hashtags that blame Indian authorities for violence in Jammu and Kashmir, among others. MediaNama has seen public disclosures of the 42 government takedown requests made available by…
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