Pakistan

LAHORE – Twitter suspended Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s account on the social media platform on Sunday night.

Upon visiting Rizvi’s account @KhadimRizviReal, a notification “Account suspended” shows up.

The notification further states the account has been suspended for “violating Twitter rules.”

Earlier on Sunday, Federal Minister of Human Rights Shireen Mazari confirmed that social networking giant, Twitter, has rejected the government ‘s request to block Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Rizvi’s account.

Mazari took to Twitter, stating that, “Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) was asked to do this by the relevant minister on Friday and I am shocked it hasn’t happened as I was present when PTA bureaucracy was finally found available and tasked!”.

Twitter denies govt’s request to block Khadim Rizwi’s account