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In an action that is wrong-headed in every possible way, the Gujarat police have arrested 16 young people for playing an online multiplayer game game.

In that light, a thread- What we have got wrong about #PUBG, we have been getting wrong about young people.

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Arresting youth for playing #PUBG/gaming is a new low. Even for a country that has successfully criminalized adolescence and regularly puts young people behind bars for expressing consensual desire. (2/11)
One can chalk the #PUBG arrests to the fact that police are confused by new media or as a cynical attempt at publicity. But it is part of a larger ever-present narrative:

In which the state wants to control what young people eat, read, how they act, think & how they play (3/11)
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