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Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in International, Law, Media | 0 comments

India to change hate speech law after Facebook row



India to change hate speech law after Facebook row (via AFP)

India is set to amend its hate speech laws following a public outcry over two women arrested for posting comments on Facebook after the death of hardline politician Bal Thackeray. The new guidelines by the communications and information technology ministry will make it harder for police to arrest people…