According to the news sources Express News, Interior ministry has informed Islamabad High Court (IHC) that on their request Facebook has removed 85% of the content related to blasphemy in Pakistan.
During the hearing in the court, Interior secretary Arif Khan has told IHC that Facebook has taken their requests positively and removed almost 85% of the content from the social networking site. He further added, now there is only 15% of the content remaining. He also said that banning Facebook is not the solution to tackle these kinds of issues.
He also confirmed the previous news in which it was confirmed that FIA has detained 3 suspects who were responsible for publishing and sharing content on social media.
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui gave remarks in the last week’s hearing that it will be decided next week whether the Facebook should be banned in Pakistan or not.
IHC also asked PTA to submit their findings related to blasphemous content and submit it on Monday 27th March. Now the court has been adjourned till next hearing on March 31.
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