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Pakistan Postpones Texting Censorship

Pakistani officials are denying they ordered the country’s mobile phone operators to block certain text messages sent by customers. A free speech advocacy group plans to sue the government over a list containing hundreds of so-called obscene words and phrases,

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights

Pakistan Escalates Its Internet Censorship

Censorship of political content has no place in Pakistan’s democracy, which guarantees freedom of expression. When websites are blocked in a country with over 20 million internet users, people tend to notice. In Pakistan, where the openness of the internet has

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Posted in Human Rights