We have been getting conflicting reports from Pakistan about whether RichardDawkins.net has been banned there. Starting with this exchange on Twitter
we then received this: http://torrentfreak.com/top-torrent-sites-and-richard-dawkins-blocked-in-pakistan-130723/ about Torrent blockings in Pakistan, concluding with the following:
Another tweet from Pakistan:
By the way, I apologise for the fact that the screendumps from Twitter are undated. It probably would be possible to track down the dates, and I might do so when I have more time.
Then we received this this
On the strength of all this information, we launched an appeal for help.
However, we then got a strong letter from Hazrat NaKhuda, the President of Pakistani Atheists and Agnostics, denying that our site had been banned in Pakistan, as follows.
I wrote to Hazrat NaKhuda himself asking whether he could suggest any explanation for the conflicting reports. He replied as follows:
I also wrote to another friendly organization in Pakistan whom I have come to trust, the Pakistani Atheists. They replied:
If anybody in Pakistan can shed any further light on the conflicting reports, we would be grateful to hear them.
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