Oct 20: LHC Justice Says Only Dictators Ban Facebook

A Lahore High Court Lawyer Yasser Latif narrated the comments of Justice Azmat Saeed on twitter. See his tweets and some of others below.

This is a quite a positive statement from an institution, which has been misjudging Facebook lately. Thanks to the Justice Azmat, lawyer Yasser Latif and other people who made this happen at LHC.

LHC Orders to Ban Blasphemous Page, Not Facebook

While Facebook is busy rolling out new features for its users better connect with world. Pakistani media is misreporting the issue of Facebook Ban.

I and you have been following the news stories of LHC’s order to ban Facebook again in Pakistan. Don’t panic. Continue reading

Do Not Change Your Action Because of A Small Minority

I was just looking into Facebook, trying to find how my friends using Facebook and how Facebook team is helping people connect more efficiently.

One thing which I noticed is, that most of the people on Facebook are peaceful in general. They’re engaged in the communities which they like, their interests range from cooking, business, life-style, news, religion and all the little things between. Continue reading

#DontBan Citizen Journalism, Freedom-of-Speech, and Facebook in Pakistan

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It’s amazing to find good number of people here who cares freedom-of-speech, citizen journalism, and right of access to information. We got an amazing response in our first 18 hours. Here are some of the stats of our online cause.

160 views on our site.
35 mentions on Twitter.
68 people Liked our posts. Continue reading

Why Not to Ban Facebook in Pakistan or Anywhere Else

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Hello friends, you must have heard the news about LHC considering a permanent ban on social networking site Facebook.
The petition was filed by Mohammad and Ahmad (from Lahore) through Advocate Mohammad Azhar Siddique. You can read the news story here.
Let’s get to the point. The  petitioner said that Facebook should be banned permanently in Pakistan because of placing caricatures of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and other prophets. Continue reading