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SC takes suo motu notice against ‘blasphemous’ content

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By: Azam Khan ISLAMABAD:  Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday took suo motu notice of blasphemous content circulating on the internet and sought a report from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman within a week. A complaint, registered through the Human Rights Cell of the Supreme Court by UK-based Pakistani Barrister Amjad Malik, drew […]

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The YouTube ban

Sir: YouTube has been banned in Pakistan for nearly 163 days now. However, the ban has brought little good. The anti-Islam video, which was the root cause of the ban, is still viewable to the entire world on YouTube. Moreover, more than 1 million links on the internet lead to the video as copies of […]

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The truth behind the YouTube ban

By: MUHAMMAD ADEEL Everybody knows that YouTube has been banned in Pakistan due to some blasphemous content. The people still do not know if the popular video sharing site has been banned because of blasphemous content alone or whether that was just a pretext to get the site closed down. Now I wish to share […]

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