Muslim fact-checker’s “highly provocative tweet” leads to arrest in India | DW News

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Police in India have arrested a prominent fact checker, Mohammed Zubair, for a tweet posted four years ago. And he’s not the only one facing the government’s wrath. Is India at war with members of its civil society?

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