Tashféen Ahmed

Tashféen Ahmed

A student at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), he is a front-end web designer and developer. His interests include writing, horse-back riding, painting and playing rabab. He blogs at www.tashfeenism.com and tweets as @tashfene (twitter.com/tashfene)

Kholo BC and eight other reasons to lift the ban on YouTube now!

Just as the burning of a book is a sad sight, so is banning of resources of knowledge. It feels as if ideas contained in the treasure of enlightenment are vanishing, as pages turn to ash by the wicked work of flames. Almost a year and six months have passed since the world’s largest video sharing website, YouTube, was banned by the information ministry, after a massive uproar from Muslims across the world took place against the excerpts of the blasphemous film The Innocence of Muslims. The blanket ban on the site, however, has proved to be adverse in numerous ways and many ...

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