Climate activist Disha Ravi arrested in India over farmers’ protest ‘toolkit’
Delhi police confirmed the arrest of Disha Ravi, who is in her early 20s, in a tweet on Sunday that accused her of being a “key conspirator in (the) document’s formulation & dissemination.”
“The main aim of the toolkit was to create misinformation and disaffection against the lawfully elected government,” Prem Nath, joint commissioner of Delhi police, told a press conference on Monday.
“The toolkit sought to artificially amplify the fake news through various tweets which they have created in the form of a tweet bank.”
Tens of thousands of farmers have been demonstrating for months against new agricultural laws, which they say will devastate their…