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Blasphemous content

March 21, 2017

IS it rocket science to block a blog on social media? Or does it show ignorance and oversight in the government? Such blasphemous and anti-state blogs are made under the garb of freedom of expression and floated without any check amazes me?

Is Maryam Aurangzeb, a minister of state, only for defending the prime minister in roadside courts which she has been doing throughout the Panama leaks case hearing? The offenders of such blogs should be apprehended and befitting punishment be given without further delay.

Everything is possible with modern technology. If the judge of a high court had tears in his eyes and the interior secretary could not go through the blasphemous content, it is not difficult to understand what rubbish material it would be.

I fear the offenders will go scot-free because of some silly argument we usually have towards the end of such things.

Name withheld on request
Lahore

Published in Dawn, March 21st, 2017