ISLAMABAD, 08 March: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday ordered to block blasphemous content on social media websites and to put names of those involved in blasphemy on the Exist Control List (ECL).
Hearing a case pertaining to the alleged presence of blasphemous content on social media, IHC Judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said that presence of blasphemous content on social media websites was hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims.
Directing PTA to take action immediately, he ordered to constitute a joint team to investigate into matter.
Justice Siddiqui directed the authorities concerned to place the names of those involved on ECL. He questioned PTA chairman as to what has he done so far to get the content off social media pages.
The judge said that the court will hear the case on a daily basis and ordered the PTA chairman to submit his progress on the case to him on a daily basis as well.
In his remarks, Justice Siddiqui said he will go to every extent to bring this case to its logical end and if needed he will even ban social media in Pakistan.