Facebook Ban in Pakistan

So finally Pakistan decided to ban Facebook, the popular networking site, until the 31 of May 2010 in the land of the pure. The decision came after a petition in the Lahore High Court by the Islamic Lawyers Movement. Ch. Zulfiqar, their advocate for the petition, put forward a plea in front of the LHC to ban Facebook due to the “blasphemous” Draw Muhammad (SAW)…

Facebook and Draw Muhammad Day

As the day draws nearer, I keep getting more and more invites to various groups to condemn 20th May. Will that achieve anything?It all started in 2007 when Lars Vilks drew pictures of the Prophet. Everyone most probably remembers how that took the Muslim world by storm. Protests and torrents of abuse were rampant and each side quoted extensively from everywhere to prove they were…