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Pakistan wants Facebook, Twitter to help it combat blasphemy

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says it has asked and Twitter to help it identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so that it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said today that an official in Pakistan's embassy has approached the two companies in an effort to identify Pakistanis, either within the country or abroad, who recently shared material deemed offensive to Islam.



He says Pakistani authorities have identified 11 people for questioning over alleged blasphemy and would seek the extradition of anyone living abroad.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said today that an official in Pakistan's embassy has approached the two companies in an effort to identify Pakistanis, either within the country or abroad, who recently shared material deemed offensive to Islam.

He says Pakistani authorities have identified 11 people for questioning over alleged blasphemy and would seek the extradition of anyone living abroad.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pakistan wants Facebook, Twitter to help it combat blasphemy

says it has asked and Twitter to help it identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so that it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said today that an official in Pakistan's embassy has approached the two companies in an effort to identify Pakistanis, either within the country or abroad, who recently shared material deemed offensive to Islam.

He says Pakistani authorities have identified 11 people for questioning over alleged blasphemy and would seek the extradition of anyone living abroad.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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