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Pakistan may block Facebook by 2018 if it does not toe line on ''blasphemers''

Pakistan may block Facebook by 2018 if it does not toe line on ''blasphemers''

Facebook has rejected Pakistan`s demand that new accounts be linked to a mobile phone number, a provision that would make it easier for the government to identify account holders.

Pak senators call for amending blasphemy law to prevent its misuse

Senators in Pakistan have called for amending the country`s blasphemy law to prevent its misuse and punish those who make blasphemy accusations against others.Lawmakers also demanded a crackdown on those taking law into their hands.This comes after Abdul Wali Khan University students Mashal and Abdullah were targeted by a violent mob on campus premises.