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‘The internet is not safe for us’: Atheists are afraid online as Pakistan violently cracks down on digital blasphemy

Even speaking anonymously can feel unsafe.

On May 20, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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As social media censorship in Pakistan continues to rise, users fear what it means for internet freedom

With increased censorship, marginalized groups fear finding safe spaces online.

On Jan 11, 2022 by Anmol Irfan

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‘It’s an absolute hate crime’: Mia Khalifa says Pakistan banned her TikTok account

"Shoutout to Pakistan for banning my TikTok account from the country."

On May 26, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

Rana Zuhair YouTube killed Lahori Vines

YouTuber reportedly shot and killed while filming prank video

He was pretending to be a ghost.

On Dec 28, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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This is what it looks like when Pakistani women legally vote for the first time

The images are powerful.

On Jul 25, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Twitter says it’s been blocked by Pakistani government

Other social media sites have also been affected.

On Nov 25, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Did a Microsoft font just expose corruption in Pakistan?

It depends when Calibri first became available.

On Jul 13, 2017 by Bryan Rolli

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Singer stops concert to call out men harassing a girl in the audience

Atif Aslam's actions were met with loud praise from the audience.

On Jan 16, 2017 by Mehak Anwar

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Pakistan’s defense minister threatens Israel with nuclear war after reading fake news report

This is not OK.

On Dec 25, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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Ex-husband and father arrested in alleged ‘honor killing’ of British woman

The charges in Samia Shahid's death come as two anti-honor-killing bills languish in Pakistani parliament.

On Sep 6, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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Facebook glitch sends Safety Check notice to people nowhere near Pakistan after explosion

People are very confused.

On Mar 27, 2016 by William Turton

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Disgruntled cop goes on a table-flipping rampage in Pakistan

If you're selling illegal lemons in Pakistan, this cop will take you down.

On Jan 19, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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Google appeases Pakistani censors with country-specific version of YouTube

YouTube hopes to 'pave the way' for local artists and personalities.

On Jan 12, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Malala’s dad throws shade at the Taliban, tweets her exam results

She has more than just a Nobel Peace Prize to be proud of.

On Aug 21, 2015 by Janet Manley

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A ‘Jurassic World’ dinosaur has an unintentionally racist nickname

It sounds exactly like a British racial slur.

On Jun 18, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw