Tiktok asked to take down Faizal Siddiqui video accused of glorifying the acid attack
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked Tiktok India to immediately Faizal Siddiqui video remove the video of a man committing violence against women and directed the Maharashtra Police to take action against the person responsible for making the clip. The National Commission for Women (NCW) said in a letter to TikTok India complaints officer Anuj Bhatia that it came upon a Twitter post in which a TikTok video showed a man committing violence against women. Faizal Siddiqui video After producer Faizal Siddiqui’s Tikkok video appeared on Twitter, both Tiktok and Siddiqui came under heavy criticism for glorifying the acid attacks. #BanTikTok is also trending on Twitter.
The NCW, in a letter to the Maharashtra Police, asked for immediate action against the person responsible for making the video.
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“The Commission is seriously concerned about the rise in crimes against women and the video not only promotes violence against women but also depicts the patriarchal mindset, Faizal Siddiqui video through this video created by Faisal Siddiqui on Tikotok Will give a very wrong message to the society. ”NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said in a letter to TikTok India.
In view of the above, the commission asked TikTok India to immediately remove the video and block the ID of the person making it.
In a letter to Maharashtra’s Director General of Police (DGP) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Sharma said that the NCW condemns the video of a digital content producer promoting a serious crime of acid attack among its young followers on social media TikTok forced to remove Faizal Siddiqui’s video.
Sharma said in a letter to Jaiswal, “The Commission is troubled by the use of cyberspace to protect women and promote crime against women.”
“Given the sensitivity of the case, it is requested that immediate action be taken against the miscreants as per the Information Technology Act, 2000 and an activity report sent to the Commission,” he said.
In a statement released on Instagram, Faizal Siddiqui defended the video, claiming that the video had been misrepresented.