Blocking Pakistani nationals’ accounts: JI submits resolution in KP PA against Facebook’s act
PESHAWAR: The members of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Tuesday submitted a resolution in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly Secretariat against blocking the Facebook accounts of Pakistani nationals by the Facebook administration over raising voice against Indian forces oppression in Indian occupied Kashmir.
Parliamentary Leader of Jamaat-e-Islami and former senior provincial minister Anayatullah Khan, Bajaur Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Sirajuddin Khan and female MPA Humaira Khatun owned the stance in the resolution submitted in PA Secretariat that hundreds of Facebook accounts of Pakistani nationals, especially Facbook account of Jamaat-e-Islami in Karachi, have been blocked by the regional office of Facebook in New Delhi, in a bid to curb human rights through continuous curfew in Kashmir.
The resolution added that the accounts have been blocked because India did not want that its aristocracies to be exposed to the world through social media.
Through resolution they condemned the dishonest behavior of the administration of Facebook and asked the Federal Government to immediately raise this issue on global forums against the dishonest process of the Facebook administration under Indian lobby.
The resolution maintained that Facebook is getting a lot of business from Pakistan, but the closure of Facebook accounts of Pakistani citizens is condemnable adding that the accounts have been blocked just because they raised raised voice against Human Rights violation in Kashmir.
It also demanded that the relevant departments of the Government of Pakistan take immediate notice of the incident and raise this issue on various forums adding that the Facebook administration should immediately unblock the accounts of Pakistani citizens and refrain from taking such prejudicial measures in the future.