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Senate panel passes bill against child abuse

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ISLAMABAD: Almost seven months after the country’s largest child sex abuse case was uncovered, a Senate panel on Wednesday passed a bill which criminalises — among other offences — child pornography, mental and physical abuse while proposing severe punishments. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015, was passed by the Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights […]

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Several porn-free sites show up on restricted list

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KARACHI: In a move that is likely to reignite the debate over internet censorship in the country, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PAT) has included many conventional and porn-free websites in a list of domains to be blocked as part of its drive against pornography. In January, the telecom sector’s regulatory body directed internet service providers (ISPs) […]

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Objectionable content: ISPs ordered to block 400,000 pornographic websites

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KARACHI: Pakistan is preparing to launch a major crackdown on internet pornography after its telecom regulator ordered internet service providers on Monday to block access to more than 400,000 adult websites. Acess to sites featuring smut and pornographic material will be restricted at the domain level, sources familiar with the development confirmed this to The […]

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Did you know? : Ragini MMS 2 gets selectively banned in Pakistan

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Speaking of Ra(a)g(i)ni, how can we overlook the eyebrow raising (though much less intellectually stimulating) film Ragini MMS 2, a self-proclaimed ‘horrex’ that has created a stir due to its questionable content. The horror film has been banned in the province of Punjab. Talking to The Express Tribune, Usman Peerzada, Deputy Chairman of the Punjab […]

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