Punjab DGP orders registration of FIR against Honey Singh

Daily World Reporter / Chandigarh The Punjab police have ordered registration of an FIR against noted Indi-pop singer Honey Singh for allegedly singing vulgar song “Makhana” following a recommendation from the Punjab State Women Commission, it is learnt. The song had gone viral on the social media in December last, following which the Women Commission […]

Social media must clamp down on hate speech, U.N. rights boss says

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 29 : Social media, including Facebook , must proactively block content inciting hatred and prevent online campaigns which target minorities, such as those undertaken in Myanmar, the United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, was speaking after U.N. experts accused […]

Social media companies accelerate removals of online hate speech: EU

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS, Jan 19 : Social media companies Facebook , Twitter and Google’s YouTube have greatly accelerated their removals of online hate speech, reviewing over two thirds of complaints within 24 hours, new EU figures show. The European Union has piled pressure on social media firms to increase their efforts to fight the […]