Karachi – Pakistan: The Sindh High Court (SHC) announced on Friday its decision to lift the ban from TikTok across Pakistan after PTA gave assurances to the court that it will address the petitioner’s grievances request by Monday.
The high court had ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspend TikTok for immortality and obscenity on TikTok, as petition by a citizen.
This is the second time in 2021, and third since October 2020
The Sindh High Court reverses the order and directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to restore the TikTok app.
Tiktok issued a response message to the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) order to ban the app across Pakistan.
The creativity and passion of our community has brought joy to households across Pakistan and provided a home for incredibly talented creators. We have grown our local-language moderation capacity for Pakistan, and work diligently to review and take action on content in violation of our Community Guidelines. We continue to work with regulators, and look forward to serving the millions of TikTok users and creators in Pakistan who have found a home for creativity, fun and vital economic opportunities for many years to come.TikTok Statement
Accepting the regulator’s request, the court directed it to expedite the process on the petitioner’s request, and issue an order by July 5.