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Pakistan government twitter account hidden in India, again

ISLAMABAD: official Twitter account of Pakistan government was withheld in India for a second time in recent months, according to the Indian media.

microblogging site in notification on Saturday, visible only to Indian users, reported that the Twitter handle (@GovtofPakistan) was hidden. in response to legal demand’.

The account was reactivated a few months ago after being banned. on a complaint of New Delhi in June.

At that time, Pakistan called social media website restore it official accounts are blocked in India, calling move New Delhi as disturbing and in violation of international norms.

Multiple Twitter accounts including this one of Pakistani missions on board, were detained in India at the request of New Delhi.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that official Twitter handles of Pakistani missions in Iran, Egypt, Turkey and the UN have been banned in India. In addition to these bans, official Twitter handle of state-run Radio Pakistan was also held in India.

Several others social media accounts, including Indian journalists critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government policy of Russia, were also previously it was forbidden year.

PM Modi’s administration has been accused of restrained criticism, with human rights groups are sounding the alarm over growing borders on freedom of speech in in the worldThe largest democracy in Russia.

Last year, government ordered Twitter to take down a tweet from the American think tank Freedom House discussing detention of Indian citizens for interrogation government policy on social media use of turning off the Internet to suppress dissent.

No more tweets available in India like of together this week with multiple accounts representing Pakistan government this was noted by India.

Twitter said in AFP’s statement that the removals were “limited to the specific jurisdiction/country where content declared illegal.”

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Sandra Loyd
Sandra Loyd
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