Twitter restores Haryana minister Anil Vij’s tweet on Disha arrest

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Haryana Dwelling Minister Anil Vij

After deleting a controversial tweet by Haryana Dwelling Minister Anil Vij on Monday associated to 21-year-old local weather activist Disha Ravi, Twitter later restored it, saying the tweet is “not topic to elimination” underneath its guidelines concerning on-line hate speech. Vij on Monday stated whoever harbours the “seed of anti-nationalism” must be handled accordingly, be it Ravi or anybody else.

In a tweet in Hindi, Vij stated: “Whoever harbours the seed of anti-nationalism of their minds, that must be utterly destroyed, be it Disha Ravi or anybody else.”

Twitter eliminated the tweet primarily based on a criticism from a consumer in Germany.

“Twitter is required by German legislation to supply discover to customers who’re reported by folks from Germany by way of the Community Enforcement Act” the corporate stated.

Vij later shared a screenshot from Twitter, which stated that “Now we have investigated the reported content material and have discovered that it’s not topic to elimination underneath the Twitter guidelines.”

Ravi was arrested by the Delhi Police Particular Cell from Bengaluru on Saturday for allegedly enhancing and sharing a ‘toolkit’ on social media associated to the farmers’ protest. She was produced earlier than a courtroom the following day and was remanded to 5 days in police custody.

The police procured her custody to determine the pro-Khalistan group – Poetic Justice Basis – and its energetic members.

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