Arrest took place On Charges Of ‘Defaming Army’: Journalist Bilal Farooqi

Pukhtun Nama Web News

Journalist Bilal Farooqi has reportedly been arrested on charges of defaming the Pakistan Army and ‘hate speech’ on the basis of his social media posts. Farooqi is currently be in league with the Express Tribune.

activists and journalists have condemned his arrest, saying that his detention is another attack on freedom of speech.

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Bilal Farooqi has been a loud voice against sectarian violence and used his Twitter account to provide updates on incidents of religious intolerance and bigotry in the country.