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· June, 2020

Stories about Pakistan from June, 2020

29 June 2020

Students arrested for demanding internet facilities in Balochistan

AdvoxCOVID-19

A number of students were manhandled, baton-charged and arrested in Quetta, Balochistan, for protesting against non-availability of internet after their classes shifted online due to COVID-19 restrictions.

25 June 2020

WHO urges Pakistan to reimpose lockdown after surge in cases

COVID-19

Pakistan has implemented new lockdown restrictions after a letter from the WHO urged the country to improve testing and control outbreak numbers.

6 June 2020

Families struggle to retrieve victim's bodies after Pakistan International Airline crash

Families of the victims of PIA Flight PK8303 were asked to give DNA to identify bodies.

1 June 2020

Pakistan blocks Twitter, Zoom and Periscope to curb critical voices

Advox

In mid-May, Twitter, Zoom and Persicope were either blocked or throttled across Pakistan. Activists say the move was meant to target a few web conferences on human rights issues.

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