Government data shows internet shutdowns in India could be the worst in the world

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A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 uses his mobile phone as he walks past a mural, in Maharashtra, India, 21 January 2021, Ashish Vaishnav/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

How is free speech being curtailed during the pandemic by the Indian government? identifies cases and trends of how censorship was carried out in India during the pandemic.

Passengers on a railway coach browse their mobile phones, near Delhi, India, 21 March 2021, Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

EFF: India’s strict rules for online intermediaries undermine freedom of expression

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said India’s 2021 Rules restrict companies’ discretion in moderating their own platforms and create new possibilities for government surveillance of citizens.

Demonstrators and Indian Youth Congress activists wear masks depicting environmental activist Disha Ravi, during a protest against her arrest and a recent fuel price hike, New Delhi, India, 22 February 2021, JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images

India: Government and tech firms should uphold privacy, free speech

Several civil society groups have expressed concern over the actions of the Indian government that violate free expression and privacy rights as authorities intensify the suppression of criticism related to the ongoing farmers’ protests.