After notice from Twitter, Journo says Pak Army won’t leave him alone even in exile

Prominent journalist in exile, Taha Siddiqui, has recently received a notice from Twitter saying that the Pakistani government reported some of his tweets claiming to be in violation of Pakistan’s law and sought their removal. Twitter says in the notice to Siddiqui that they received this information in an official correspondence. What did Taha Siddiqui say یہ جو دہشت گردی ہے#اس_کے_پیچھے_وردی_ہے https://t.co/pC3IlR7TUx — Taha Siddiqui … Continue reading After notice from Twitter, Journo says Pak Army won’t leave him alone even in exile

Concerns over retired general’s appointment as PTA chairman

The reports that General (retired) Amir Azeem Bajwa has been appointed Member Technical at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) are extremely concerning and this appointment poses a threat to digital freedoms because the authority also serves as the gatekeeper of country’s internet. The Member Technical is the one who also serves as the chairman of the authority and tech reporter Aamir Atta’s report at ProPakistani.pk quotes … Continue reading Concerns over retired general’s appointment as PTA chairman

Judge who banned Valentines Day now threatens to ban social media

Islamabad High Court (IHC) Judge Honourable Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui in a hearing on blasphemous content has threatened to ban the whole social media in Pakistan if Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) can’t curb ‘blasphemous’ content on the internet. Reportedly, he even started crying while saying how his feelings are hurt because the offensive content exists on the internet. According to details, Justice Siddiqui has even … Continue reading Judge who banned Valentines Day now threatens to ban social media