Disney blocks far left activist John Oliver’s new episode critical of India’s PM Modi

Disney-owned Hotstar,  India’s largest on-demand video streaming service with more than 300 million users, has blocked the newest episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” that was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The move has angered many of its customers ahead of Disney+’s launch in one of the world’s largest entertainment markets next month.

In the episode, aired hours before U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to India, Oliver talked about some of the questionable policies enforced by the ruling government in India and recent protests against “controversial figure” Modi’s citizenship measures. The 19-minute news recap and commentary sourced its information from credible news outlets.

https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/25/disney-hotstar-blocks-john-olivers-new-episode-critical-of-narendra-modi/?guccounter=1

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