Radio and Facebook ban in Kashmir
Radio and Facebook ban in Kashmir |Radio Pakistan’s live streaming on Facebook stopped showing Indian atrocities in Kashmir. Facebook has blocked live streaming of the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation for displaying Indian atrocities and oppression on the oppressed masses in occupied Kashmir in a news bulletin. Radio Pakistan reported that screenshots of content-based content Facebook took to stop streaming were uploaded on Radio Pakistan’s website.
It should be noted that the content that is banned includes coverage of the anniversary of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen’s young leader, Burhan Wani, and reporting of curfew by India after the death of Hizb-e-Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa. included. However, after the live streaming was blocked by Facebook, the Broadcasting Corporation of Pakistan started broadcasting on Radio Pakistan’s Bulletin YouTube, with alternative arrangements. It should be remembered that in 2016, Facebook was facing severe criticism globally when it blocked dozens of posts reporting the events of Brahminical martyrdom. Dozens of photos, videos and even individual pages reporting on the situation in occupied Kashmir, as well as individual pages, were blocked.
On the other hand, according to Twitter also recently received criticism when hundreds of tweets from social and human rights activists were criticized for criticizing Indian policies in occupied Kashmir. The report claimed that since 2017, more than 1 million tweets have been deleted in Indian occupied Kashmir before the world. Earlier in August this year, Director General DG of the Army’s Public Relations ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistani social media pages that support Kashmir and publicize Indian atrocities Pakistan expressed concerns over Facebook and Twitter protests over the alleged suspension. It should be noted here that 17,807 content was banned by Facebook globally in which 31% of the content was posted by Pakistan from January to July 2019. In the first half of 2019, Facebook faced 5,690 content restrictions in Pakistan, compared to 4,174 posts in the second half of 2018.