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Facebook to Send Delegation to Pakistan Over Blasphemous Content Issue

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Facebook to Send Delegation to Pakistan Over Blasphemous Content Issue

Chaudhry Nisar, Interior Minister of Pakistan, has yesterday announced that in order to resolve the blasphemous content issue, a Facebook delegation will visit Pakistan very soon. Facebook to Send Delegation to Pakistan Over Blasphemous Content Issue.

Facebook has nominated a focal person from its organization to lead this issue in Pakistan and help Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) resolve this issue.

Chaudhry Nisar said that:

“The government will take strict actions against the people behind producing blasphemous content.”

Facebook to Send Delegation to Pakistan Over Blasphemous Content Issue

Whereas, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has also reached Facebook to identify for it all such pages and groups containing blasphemous contents and has violated international laws.

Before this, last week, the civil society of Pakistan has also filed petition in Islamabad High Court (IHC) to temporarily close Facebook until the blasphemous content issue is not completely resolved.

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During a high-level meeting on the issue, Interior Minister Nisar said that:

“About 11 people involved in sharing objectionable material online have been identified and were being questioned by the Interior Ministry.”

The Government of Pakistan (GoP) must completely resolve this issue as soon as possible ban on Facebook will be a temporary solution for this issue. In order to ensure that no such incident happen in Pakistan again, there must be a system that can prevent blasphemous contents on Facebook.