The Guardian website inaccessible in parts of Pakistan

Reports coming in from users that website is inaccessible in Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar.


Web Desk February 03, 2014

User reports are coming in that the British daily newspaper The Guardian's website is inaccessible in many parts of Pakistan.

There is no confirmation yet why the website may be inaccessible in the country but Express Tribune readers on Facebook have commented that the website is down in multiple cities of Pakistan, including Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar. The website is inaccessible on various internet service providers (ISPs) including PTCL, Wateen and WiTribe.

In the past, various news sites have been blocked in Pakistan including the Rolling Stone and the Toronto Sun. Regional newspapers from Pakistan have also been blocked online by the governemnt in the past.

COMMENTS (15)

Crazy Canuck | 7 years ago | Reply Now we all know what living in North Korea must be like.
Ashfaq Ali | 7 years ago | Reply "Bilawal Bhutto Zardari breaking the rules of how Pakistani politics is done" With tongue-in-cheek videos mocking military rulers.... The Guardian Probably, this was the article someone didn't like in the power circles that censor the internet in Pakistan..
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