X nonetheless down amid claims of vote rigging - 7 minute timer

X nonetheless down amid claims of vote rigging

Social media platform X was disrupted throughout Pakistan for a 3rd day on Tuesday, after a normal election marred by allegations of rigging. The platform, previously often called Twitter, was downed on Saturday evening when a senior govt official made a public admission of vote manipulation within the Feb 8 polls. “X has been inaccessible in Pakistan (since Saturday), because it is used by the public to protest,” Usama Khilji, a digital rights activist, stated.Telecom and inside ministries didn’t reply to requests for remark. Cell web companies had been lower throughout the nation on polling day, with the inside ministry citing safety causes. The blackout, coupled with a protracted delay in issuing outcomes, gave rise to allegations of rigging.

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