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Pakistan's Social Media Crackdown Alarms Critics

A Pakistani government crackdown on social media to deter anti-military content has prompted accusations of curbing freedom of expression and victimizing political activists. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government last Sunday ordered the cybercrime department of the Federal Investigation Agency to proceed against activists "dishonoring" the national armed forces through social media. Authorities have since detained and interrogated an unspecified number of activists and...

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