Pakistan PM orders suspension of YouTube over anti-Islam film
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has ordered the suspension of YouTube in the country over a video made in the United States which mocks the Prophet Mohammad and has enraged the Islamic world.
Ashraf's office said in a statement that the Ministry of Information had been ordered to block YouTube so that the "blasphemous" video could not be viewed.
(Reporting by Michael Georgy; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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