Students suffer the ban on YouTube
By: Tabish Gul
Since the educational standards in Pakistani institutes are not at all equal, the students saw YouTube as no less than a blessing. The website served as a platform where the students from colleges and universities all over the country could find lectures on their respective field of study by some of the best teachers and professors in the world.
Blocking YouTube is doing more harm to the students of Pakistan than to any blasphemer of the country. The teachers who are not capable of teaching continue to ruin the future of the students and the country, whereas a shelter where the learning never stopped is now no more accessible. According to the news, PTA has decided to lift the ban on YouTube but we do not know when some crazy person will upload some inappropriate content on the website, to which the government would respond by banning the website altogether.
My advice to the government is to lift the ban on YouTube with the exceptions of some specific troublemaking videos and use this strategy for the future as well, so that the students who do not have an access to high-quality education do not suffer.