Twitter users in China facing governmental threats

Updated:1 week, 1 day ago IST

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Chinese government has a reputation for its periodic crackdown on all things. In the latest effort, Twitter users in China are being interrogated for posting content critical of the government. One Twitter user in China was reportedly interrogated by the police for eight hours, while some users are facing threats and even detention for days after posting critical messages. The users are demanded to delete critical posts or their accounts. As CNET reports, the crackdown is said to be part of President Xi Jinping’s campaign to censor content posted online in the country. Twitter is currently banned in China, however, people use software to access the popular micro-blogging site.

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