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Sadat says blocking internet pages with 'pro-militancy content'

Sadat says blocking internet pages with 'pro-militancy content'

Jun 30, 2017 - 18:29

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Syed Shah Sadat on Friday said all social media pages that hosted anti-constitutional and pro-militancy content would be blocked from next week (Saturday).

Sadat wrote on his Facebook page that the international community stood by the Afghan people, but some externalinfo-icon circles through making alliances were hatching conspiracies against Afghanistaninfo-icon.

“I can see some irresponsible expressions on social media which are against the freedom of speech code and the Afghanistan government and in support of terrorists.”

The minister said all such websites would be blocked from Saturday. He said legal action would be taken against government officials who made similar expressions on their web pages.

President Ashraf Ghani has recently signed the cybercrime bill into law, according to the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology.

About the law, Sadat said previously there had been no law to punish people who committed cyber crimes.


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