Was your handle blocked without warning? Here’s what you can do.

There has been a significant rise in the incidents of arbitrary censorship of online speech in the recent past be it the Twitter accounts being blocked ostensibly for “national interests” in the wake of the farmers’ protests, or the suspension of Instagram and Twitter accounts providing Covid-19 related information on the pretext of combating “fake news”. We are frequently approached by users of various social media platforms, asking what can be done if one’s account is blocked. We have prepared a step by step explainer to navigate situations of arbitrary account blockings and to gear you up in the fight to protect our freedom of speech and expression.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/was-your-handle-blocked-without-warning-heres-what-you-can-do/