Minister guarantees to penalise those that doctored Aurat March banners

Minister guarantees to penalise those that doctored Aurat March banners

Pakistan’s minister for non secular affairs aforesaid Sunday that associate degree “investigation” is being conducted in respect to the alleged banners and “blasphemous slogans” musical at the March eight Aurat March.

An investigation is being conducted to determine the facts concerning the banners and slogans that square measure being related to the Aurat March, non secular Affairs Minister Noor-ul-Haq Qadri aforesaid in an exceedingly statement.

Those who “photoshopped” the Aurat March banners would lean “exemplary” social control, aforesaid his statement, touching on the “doctored” social media posts against the Aurat March.

“The parts that square measure spreading chaos in society are going to be powerfully addressed,” he warned. “The characters [who are] concerned in it’ll be exposed and cases are going to be created [against them].”

Disinformation campaign

A day once the Aurat March, a photograph of a placard concerning ill-treatment went infective agent and a few individuals on Twitter labeled  it blasphemous.

Aurat March had to issue a clarification that it had been a placard that delineate the ordeal of a baby survivor of rape questioning the shortage of justice. It said, in Urdu, ‘I was 9, he was 50. i used to be suppressed. however his voice remains detected as he delivers the decision to prayer’.

A video of the March participants singing slogans was conjointly shared on social media however with incendiary subtitles.

Aurat March organisers were fast to share the first video, that asked for azadi from all forces oppressing ladies. The faux subtitles were written to form “Ansar” and “Orya” sound like one thing else.


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