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Indian police arrest 10 over lynching

Indian police said Tuesday that 10 people had been arrested over the murder of a man accused of kidnapping children in the latest lynching linked to rumours circulating on WhatsApp. More than 20 people have been killed in similar attacks across India, under its Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the …

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WhatsApp limits forwarding

WhatsApp announced limits on Friday on the forwarding of messages by its 200 million Indian users in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in its biggest market. More than 20 people have been butchered by crazed mobs in the …

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Indian court asks govt to act on mob violence

NEW DELHI, July 17, (Agencies): India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to enact a new law and stem what it called “horrendous acts” of lynching, after some 22 people were killed by mobs this year. Since February the country has seen a spate of mob lynchings, often in …

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Indian state cuts Net after 3 new lynchings

NEW DELHI, June 30, (Agencies): Authorities in northeastern India have cut internet access after crazed mobs beat three people to death in lynchings sparked by rumours spread on smartphones, officials said Friday. They were the latest in a string of more than 25 similar killings in recent months across India, …

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