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IHC orders to collect all applications against social media rules

IHC orders to collect all applications against social media rules
January 6, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to collect all applications against social media rules.

IHC has conducted hearing against the applications of social media rules on Thursday. High Court Chief Justice Justice Athar MinaAllah chaired the bench. He remarked that some organizations think that this bench is against freedom of expression. “We basically see one question, that are social media rules contradict Article 19 and Article 19 A of constitution in any way?”

High Court Chief Justice said that why shall this case not be handed over to another bench considering the rules of transparency?

Lawyers do not expressed their opinion in favor of handing over this case to another bench.

The court has instructed to submit brief regarding notified social media rules to judicial assistants.

The court has adjourned hearing till February 3.