Blocking of PBC’s live streaming on Facebook, violation of basic human rights: Firdous Ashiq


Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has described as a violation of basic human rights the blocking of live streaming of Radio Pakistan‘s news bulletins by Facebook for highlighting human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.
She was talking to media after inaugurating a photographic exhibition in connection with the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Islamabad on Monday.

The Special Assistant said the government will make efforts for restoration of the live streaming of Radio Pakistan’s news on Facebook.

She said as we have seen, every time we try to highlight human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir on social media platforms, such as Facebook, the accounts are suspended.

She said the government is paying much attention towards self-reliance by connecting the youth with information technology.