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Shehryar adopts a legal course for Facebook

Islamabad-Kashmir Sheria Khan Afridi Parliamentary Commission Chairman Thursday recognized the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman as Facebook’s management’s “selective action” against Pakistan and Kashmir social media activists. He instructed him to take appropriate action in this regard.

The instructions were passed during the 18th meeting of the Parliamentary Kashmir Commission, which is here chaired by Shehryar Afridi. Foreign ministry officials, PTA chairs, and delegations from the All-Party Hariyat Conference (APHC) also attended the conference. Chaudhry Zafar, Chair of the World Congress of Pakistan and Canada, also attended as an observer from Canada.

The Commission also said that in the rise of Islamophobia, recent Indian operations and military deployments in India’s illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), and recent terrorist attacks on Muslim families in Canada. Passed two unanimous resolutions condemning.

The Commission endorsed the roadmap for international visits for lobbying in Kashmir. The Kashmir Commission chair explained to the Commission about future involvement with the diplomatic corps, and after the Covid-19 pandemic fell sharply, the Commission’s delegation soon became Turkey, Central Asian countries, the United States and the United Kingdom. He said he would lobby for the Kashmir conflict. He said that in addition to members of the Kashmir Commission, APHC leadership would also be part of these delegations.

The Commission details the steps taken against Facebook’s management regarding the recent suspension of Pakistani user accounts and pages to the Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Major General (R) Amir Azembajuwa. We conducted a hearing.

He said the PTA has become sensitive to Pakistani and Kashmiris concerns about activist censorship of human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir. The reduction in complaints reflects a change in the way people think about managing social media sites, he said.

However, Kashmir Commission Chairman Shehryar Afridi asked the PTA chief why Facebook and Twitter management have not yet set up an office in Pakistan. With reference to a recent statement on Facebook’s management of some accounts and page suspensions for Pakistani users, Afridi asked the Facebook team what steps the PTA had taken.

KC Chairman stated why the Facebook team refused to attend the Kashmir Commission meeting and instructed the PTA to ensure that Facebook representatives must attend the Commission’s next meeting. ..

Newspaper: Nation

Shehryar adopts a legal course for Facebook

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