Pakistan’s govt. YouTube channel returns after brief suspension

Islamabad (Monitoring Desk): YouTube had briefly suspended the official account of the Government of Pakistan after it received complaints accusing the channel of copyright infringement.

The most notable complaint was from local vlogger, Irfan Junejo, known for making video content focusing on Pakistan’s picturesque regions.

Junejo, in his tweets, accused the Pakistani government of stealing his footage. The footage in question is of Naran and incorporated into a video titled ‘Family friendly activities in Pakistan’ by the government’s official YouTube channel.

When the account was taken offline, the video platform had displayed a message stating: “The YouTube account associated with this video has been terminated due to multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement’.