Bangladesh Follows Pakistan, Bans Facebook


Bangladesh, following in the steps of Pakistan, has banned Facebook due to photos of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed according to the Associated Press. The news comes a little over a week after Pakistan banned Facebook over a group titled “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day”.

According to the AFP, “Facebook [will] be re-opened once Bangladesh [has] permanently blocked the offending pages.”. Whether or not the country expects Facebook to shut down the Pages is unknown, but it’s pretty clear that the groups have sparked a massive backlash among countries which have large Muslim populations.

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