We urge the Maharashtra Government to formulate objective standards to protect social media users from bullying! #RighttoMeme

We wrote to the Hon’ble Chief Minister and Home Minister of the Government of Maharashtra worried by a series of criminal prosecutions against social media users which created a chilling effect on their right to freedom of speech and expression. Our main recommendation was to constitute a committee headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge to create a draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for police departments across Maharashtra for any criminal cases based on studying judicial precedent.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/we-wrote-the-maharashtra-govt-on-the-ongoing-arbitrary-criminal-prosecutions-for-online-speech-righttomeme/