Indian Bajranj Dal activist armed with a iron stick shouts slogans against Muslims as material burns in Gujurat state in February 2002. Photo: AFP/File
Indian Bajranj Dal activist armed with a iron stick shouts slogans against Muslims as material burns in Gujurat state in February 2002. Photo: AFP/File
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India blocks Twitter, YouTube links of BBC film on 2002 riots in Narendra Modi’s home state

  • Blocking of content is allowed via ‘emergency powers’ under India’s information technology rules and YouTube and Twitter complied, a government adviser said
  • India has seen rising anti-Muslim sentiment as Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party have pushed ahead with their Hindu nationalist agenda

Indian Bajranj Dal activist armed with a iron stick shouts slogans against Muslims as material burns in Gujurat state in February 2002. Photo: AFP/File
Indian Bajranj Dal activist armed with a iron stick shouts slogans against Muslims as material burns in Gujurat state in February 2002. Photo: AFP/File
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