INDIA: Twitter Accounts Of Four Pakistani Embassies Blocked By India. Twitter India Blocks Accounts of Pakistan Embassies in Turkey, Iran & Egypt
Twitter in India has now banned the handles of Pakistan embassies situated in several places. The official accounts against which action has been taken are of Pakistan embassies in the United Nations (UN), Turkey, Iran, and Egypt, reported news agency ANI on Tuesday, 28 June 2022.
Deeply concerning that #India has blocked flow of information to Indian @Twitter by withholding access to following official accounts??— Spokesperson ?? MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) June 27, 2022
These are in addition to many others for which access has been blocked.
“Diminishing space for plurality of voices and access to information in India is extremely alarming. Social media platforms must abide by applicable international norms,” it said.
The statement by the FO comes after Republic World reported that India had also blocked the Twitter handle of Radio Pakistan, the national public broadcaster of Pakistan was also banned by Twitter India.