The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked over 900 net addresses and ten web sites of banned organisations beneath the Nationwide Motion Plan (NAP), reported Radio Pakistan on Monday.
The Ministry of Inside and regulation enforcement businesses have additionally registered 17,562 instances and arrested over 19,000 individuals to counter hate speech, extremist literature and misuse of loudspeakers.
Operation Radd-ul-Fasad is meant to be a continuation of NAP, in line with the ISPR notification which introduced the operation.
Extensively criticised for its apparently half-hearted implementation, NAP had been formulated after the devastating assault on Military Public Faculty Peshawar in December 2014.
As a part of the plan, army courts have been established to quick-monitor terrorism instances. Intelligence-based mostly operations throughout the nation have been initiated to disrupt and destroy terror networks in city and rural areas. The plan had additionally laid an emphasis on curbing terror financing.
NAP had additionally promised to take motion towards seminaries concerned in militancy, however the authorities had dithered on bringing them underneath management, apparently for worry of backlash from spiritual events in addition to militants.
The plan additional envisaged countering hate speech and extremist materials by way of the powers vested within the provincial police and different authorities. Pemra and different regulatory authorities have been tasked with checking and banning glorification of terrorism and militant teams via print and digital media. The drafting of the Digital Media Code of Conduct was additionally a constructive step.
The provinces have been additional instructed beneath NAP to boost a counter-terrorism pressure underneath a devoted command construction.
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