The official twitter account of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has asked social media users to mention the names of the journalists who have blocked them for ‘questioning’ the journalists.

“We have received a lot of feedback from folks who have been blocked unfairly by journalists for asking questions (no abuse or harsh language at all). If you suffered an unfair block, mention in this thread. We will request journalists to unblock you,” the tweet from the official twitter handle of the ruling party read.

Earlier, PTI’s official Twitter account posted a video of an old telephonic conversation between PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif and journalist Asma Shirazi during a telephonic press conference. The tweet came after journalists condemned the ruling party for targeted harassment.



PTI Official in the tweet questioned Shirazi’s credibility and accused her of being biased. Many journalists condemned the tweet against Shirazi and in response were bombarded by tweets and replies by PTI supporters. It is unclear which journalists, if any, blocked any PTI supporters who were responding to their tweets.

The journalists that tweeted in support of Shirazi include: