Political satire account Wokeflix's writ petition against the suspension of its Instagram account is infructuous, the Delhi High Court declared. Noting that Instagram had taken down Wokeflix's account soon after restoring it, the court said that Wokeflix could approach the court again, particularly about the second takedown. Earlier this year, Wokeflix had moved the Delhi High Court after Twitter and Instagram suspended its accounts. In the hearing on May 17, Justice Yashwant Sharma heard arguments from Twitter who said that the petitions by Wokeflix and another suspended account '@Bharadwajspeak' were not maintainable. A writ petition is filed for urgent relief in cases where fundamental rights have been violated. This hearing raised an important question of whether writs are enforceable against social media platforms. It also raised the question of whether fundamental rights to freedoms of speech and expression are protected from…
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