Stories about South-Asia from January, 2020
Baul singer Shariat Sarkar is accused of making comments which hurt the “religious sentiment” of Muslims. He says that there is no evidence forbidding music in Islam.
The blockout, imposed since August 2019, has affected the lives of millions of people in Jammu and Kashmir, depriving them of the basic right to access the internet.
This is the second time that the website has been blocked in Pakistan in 2019, and the third time since 2018.