Fake Social Media Profiles Targeting Sikhs Exposed

The BBC reports that a new report was shared exclusively with them that identified 80 social media accounts that have been suspended for being fake.

The aim of the seems to have been to "alter perceptions on important issues around Sikh independence, human rights and values", according to the report's author, Benjamin Strick. Reportedly, the accounts were used to spread Hindu nationalism and pro-Indian government narratives.

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