Facebook administration has blocked live streaming of Radio Pakistan’s news bulletins since Friday morning for two months while Radio Pakistan has made alternate arrangement on YouTube Official to continue live streaming of its bulletins.
On Sunday, Facebook warned Radio Pakistan that two posts were against the Facebook community standards so live streaming of its bulletins are being banned for two months. It further warned that if Radio Pakistan’s posts do not follow Facebook’s standards, you ability to post or comment may be restricted in future.
It is being mentioned here, speaking at an event in the state of Tamil Nadu in March, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had shown his severe annoyance and irritation by the coverage of Radio Pakistan. He lashed out on Congress led opposition for statements against his government’s policies as these were quoted by Radio Pakistan.
It may be recalled that Radio Pakistan’s News, Current Affairs Channel and Social Media departments extensively covered the events during the Pakistan India escalation in tensions and situation arisen in Indian Occupied Kashmir after the 5th August. Current Affairs Channel conducted special talk shows and discussions and news bulletins carried latest developments with credible and accurate reporting. Radio Pakistan being the voice of the nation has always played a key role in informing and educating its listeners.
National Broadcaster has more than 2.5 million Facebook and almost six lack followers till date and playing leading role to give the matching response to the hostile agencies and presenting the real picture of Indian state terrorism in the region which is indigestible for the enemies.
A huge number of Radio Facebook.com/radiopakistanofficial followers have demanded the Facebook administration to restore the live streaming of News bulletins on urgent basis.