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

Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day

The headline might sound bizarre but so is the hypocritical and sad state of affairs in Pakistan. The police continued arresting dates, vendors selling heart-shaped balloons and other items and anyone “celebrating” or “promoting” the Valentines Day in the country. All this just one day after a major suicide blast in Lahore killed at least 13 including Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Zahid Mahmood Gondal … Continue reading Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day