Saqlain Haider | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Man jailed for 13 years for Facebook ‘hate speech’

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LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court has jailed a Shia Muslim for 13 years after he posted what it deemed sectarian hate speech on Facebook, officials said Monday, with rights activists condemning the ruling as “extremely concerning”. Saqlain Haidar, 32, who ran a small hotel in Chiniot was also fined Rs250,000 for “posting hateful material against companions […]

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