Online Abuse | Vilification campaign being run against Safoora Zargar & her unborn child on social media: DCW takes suo moto cognizance

Delhi Commission for Women noted complaints regarding abuse and character assassination of arrested research scholar Ms Safoora Zargar.

Vilification campaign is being run against her and her unborn child on social media and misogynistic comments outraging her dignity and threatening her family.

Ms Safoora Zargar is facing the court of law and is jail. Case against her is Sub-Judice and law shall take its own course.

DCW states that it is a serious matter and the perpetrators must be brought to book. Thus Commission asks Deputy Commissioner of Police for the following:

  • Copy of FIR in the matter of online abuse and attacks on Ms Zargar
  • Details of accused identified
  • Measures taken to remove the post

Delhi Commission for Women

[Notice dt. 06-05-2020]

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