In a press launch, International workplace spokesperson Asim Iftikhar mentioned Pakistan is significantly involved by the information emanating from the Indian and US media that the Indian authorities had tried to infiltrate the safety system of eminent social media platform, Twitter, by forcing it to make use of an Indian agent.
As per media stories, the matter got here up throughout Twitter’s briefing to India’s Parliamentary Standing Committee on Data and Know-how the place authorized depositions made within the US by a former Twitter worker have been additionally mentioned.
Regrettably, numerous Twitter handles significantly these belonging to Kashmiri political leaders and media individuals, proceed to stay blocked attributable to India’s frivolous authorized objections.
Solely final month, Pakistan additionally registered its robust protest with the Indian authorities over the blocking of entry to content material of a number of Twitter handles of Pakistan’s diplomatic Missions in addition to the nationwide broadcaster Radio Pakistan.
These actions are usually not solely towards worldwide requirements, obligations, norms, and framework of move of data but additionally mirror the alarming tempo of shrinking house for pluralistic voices and curbing of basic freedoms in India.
Pakistan additionally referred to as upon India to right away reverse the blockage of Twitter accounts of Pakistan’s diplomatic Missions and Radio Pakistan, to stick to the established worldwide norms and requirements of freedom of expression as espoused by the United Nations, and desist from using subterfuges to regulate the worldwide Web area.