Social Media Platforms Ordered by Government to Remove Manipur Video

  • The Indian central government has requested social media platforms, including Twitter, to take down a video showing two women from the Kuki-Zomi community being sexually assaulted.
  • The video’s presence on social platforms could further disrupt law and order in the state, according to a government official.
  • Under Section 69 (A) of the Information Technology Act, 2000, the Indian government can issue content takedown orders, keeping the orders confidential.
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