Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey seems to be in the news for the wrong reasons. The latest is his holding and arguably supporting a poster that says “Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy”. Such statements whether written or spoken are viewed as “attempts to promote hatred and disharmony between castes or communities. The punishment is up to three years.”
This poster reportedly emerged after the Twitter CEO met privately and secretly with women journalists who say that he was handed this poster. Regardless, both he and the other women journalists who created such a poster could be found guilty if and when the law takes it its natural course. And hope it will …
- 20 Nov 2018
Well known local Karnataka journalist, Santhosh Thammaiah, was arrested by Karnataka police. And slapped him with charges of hurting religious feelings. Journalist Santhosh has been writing against the current government and ruling secular political parties in the state about so many lawless and illegal things happening in the state:
* Muslim migration from Kerala to hill regions to change the demography, encouraged by certain political parties.
* Protesting Tipu Sultan celebrations. Why, because Tipu influenced by islamic ideology killed many hindus in the state and destroyed so many temples.
* Allowed illegal workers from Bangladesh to populate certain forest areas.
* Allowing Rohingya muslims, who are all illegals to settle in parts of the state.
* And much more.
Isn’t it the job of journalists (and sadly there are only a few brave ones) to highly problems and issues caused or overlooked by the government and police? Why are such people being arrested at midnight and treated like criminals?
- 16 Nov 2018