Pakistan lifts Facebook ban

Pakistani judge says ban to be reimposed if "blasphemous" cartoons resurface on website.

    Pakistan saw nearly daily protests against  Facebook [EPA]

    Pakistan saw nearly daily protests against the Facebook competition with demonstrators chanting slogans like "Death to Facebook organisers" and "Death to America."

    Bangladesh also blocked access to Facebook, officials said Saturday, after demonstrations against the cartoons.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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