Internet ban continues in FATA in Pakistan

An Internet ban continues in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) according to Bolo Ghi, an NGO that has called for an end to the shutdown. The suspension of Internet access, which includes mobile Internet services, has been in place for over a year, The current ban began on 12 June 2016 after a border incident with Afghanistan and is alleged to leave a ‘gaping hole in terms of access to information and news’.