Indian government making Twitter silencing Pakistani voices, says Quartz India.

ISLAMABAD -- Indian authorities don't want citizens to have access to Pakistani views-especially the official ones, writes Ananya Bhattacharya in an article published in Quartz India.According to Kashmir media service,The article titled 'The Indian government is making Twitter silence Pakistani voices' wrote: 'On June 27, at the behest of prime minister Narendra Modi's government, Twitter India banned accounts of the neighbouring country's foreign missions in Iran, Turkey, Egypt, and at the UN. Radio Pakistan's account, too, was blocked.''The Twitter handle of Pakistani journalist Murtaza Ali Shah was recently withheld for allegedly sharing 'anti-India' views.''Interestingly, it was reported last week that the account of CJ Werleman, a journalist who writes on Muslim affairs, was also banned at the Indian government's behest,' Quartz India added.These verified accounts have 550,000 and 313,000 followers, respectively.'This social media clampdown isn't restricted to Twitter alone. The Indian government earlier took down 16 YouTube channels, including six from Pakistan.'Pakistan's foreign office, while urging Twitter to restore access, tweeted that the 'diminishing space for plurality of voices and access to info in India is extremely alarming.'Munir Akram, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, made a call to action to member countries at the...

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