• BBC film on Indian PM Modi, 2002 riots draws government ire

    21 hours ago - By Star Tribune

    Days after India blocked a BBC documentary that examines Prime Minister Narendra Modi's role during 2002 anti-Muslim riots and banned people from sharing it online, authorities are scrambling to halt screenings of the program at colleges and universities and restrict clips of it on social media, a move that has been decried by critics as an assault on press freedom.
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  • YouTube and Twitter are blocking links and videos sharing a BBC documentary in India about its prime minister

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his cabinet colleagues as he arrives on the opening day of the winter session of the Parliament, in New Delhi, India, on December 7, 2022. AP Photo/Manish Swarup
    YouTube and Twitter blocked links to a BBC documentary about Indian PM Narendra Modi in India.
    The documentary investigates Modi's role in the 2002 Gujarat riots that killed around 1,000 people.
    An advisor to the Indian government called the documentary "hostile propaganda" on Twitter.
    Links and videos of a BBC documentary about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are being blocked on...
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