The South Asian Censored

The website http://www.thesouthasian.org/g has been blocked by the Pakistan govt. If you’re in Pakistan that link won’t work, so use this link instead.

From the about page:

The South Asian is an attempt to provide an audience to the voices of the marginalized, a forum that makes public their concerns, their dreams and their pain.

The South Asian has attempted to provide voices to communities that policy makers and the popular media has ignored tribals being displaced, enslaved bonded laborers, fisher folk oppressed by state bureaucracy, religiously oppressed.

Why is the Govt. of Pakistan blocking this website? I can’t say, for the website doesn’t contain anything which our local newspapers don’t publish daily. It’s a slippery slope, and the govt. continues sliding down it, starting from blocking cartoons and moving on to liberal websites.

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