Critics of India's handling of the COVID-19 crisis flood social media platforms, but not without backlash

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 5:29pm

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Urgent requests for badly needed supplies in India have flooded social media posts. Another thing flooding social media in India: criticism over the government's handling of the pandemic. But such posts can get people in hot water with the Indian government and the social media platforms where they're posted. That's what Mirza Saaib Bég found out. He's a lawyer and postgraduate student at Oxford University.