Terrorists targeting people via hate speeches, fake news, doctored videos on social media: India at UN

Sep 25, 2020

Geneva (Switzerland), Sep 25 (ANI): At 45th Session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, India has made attention towards the malevolent attempts made by terrorists on social media in the times on COVID-19 pandemic. “We are observing attempts by terrorists to exploit the financial and emotional distress cause by the lockdowns to disturb the cohesiveness of society. Increased presence of people online and on social media has been targeted by terrorists to disseminate misinformation through hate speeches, fake news and doctored videos,” said Pawan Badhe, First Secretary at Permanent Mission of India to United Nations.