Pakistan Court lifts ban on TikTok

Islamabad, Jul 2 (Agency) A Pakistan Court on Friday ended the countrywide suspension of popular video-sharing mobile application TikTok. The Sindh High Court had on June 28 directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspend access to TikTok till July 8. The HC had reasoned that the app be blocked as it is “spreading immorality and obscenity”. The counsel representing the PTA, today, assured the court that it would expedite the process on the petitioner’s request and issue a ruling on it by July 5.

In today’s hearing, the court directed the PTA to conclude hearing the complaint filed by a citizen against immoral content being shared on TikTok expeditiously and ordered it to restore the social media application in the country.