Stories about Pakistan from March, 2021
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The organisers gave no reason for the cancellation, but some see it as a worrying sign of the erosion of intellectual freedom.
TikTok was blocked in Pakistan for 10 days in October 2020. Access was restored after the app's parent company ByteDance assured authorities it would bolster moderation.
Saying that COVID-19 enabled a "Pandemic of Patriarchy," the marchers demanded the government increase the health budget to 5 per cent of GDP so that women may get better healthcare.