Pakistani YouTuber and Social Media Activist, Muhammad Bilal Khan was brutally killed in Islamabad. He is known for criticizing Pakistan Army and ISI on various occasions. Many Journalists and Prominent figures believe that the death of Blogger will raise wrong assumptions regarding the influence of the Army. Social Media Activist Muhammad Bilal Khan was Killed and People Wants Justice from the sitting government regarding the brutal killing of Blogger.
Bilal has more almost 20 thousand followers on Twitter and 60 thousand Subscribers on YouTube. In his last Tweet, he blatantly lashes out Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). In his recent video, he discussed the speech of Imran Khan.
What Actually Happened:
He received a call from someone who asked him to come to G9/4. He reached there with his friend Ehtasham. Suddenly, unidentified men attacked him with some dagger. There were 17 wounds on his body. Khan and Ehtasham were transported to a local hospital following the attack but Khan died en route. Ehtasham survived the attack with severe injuries.
Abdullah, the father of Khan believes that the unnecessary assumptions regarding his son should be kept aside. Nevertheless, Abdullah demands the arrest of the perpetrators. There’s video from his brother on the Facebook in which he said: “We trust the Islamabad police but also demand them to properly investigate the case to ensure justice.”
Reactions of People and How the are demanding Justice:
The Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari quickly responded on this disgusting act of terrorism.
“Strongly condemn the murder of Bilal Khan. Disagreement and opposition to someone’s views simply cannot be translated into killing the person. Govt must & it will investigate and punish the killers – it is our responsibility to keep all our citizens secure under rule of law”.
Strongly condemn the murder of Bilal Khan. Disagreement and opposition to someone's views simply cannot be translated into killing the person. Govt must & it will investigate and punish the killers – it is our responsibility to keep all our citizens secure under rule of law.
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) June 17, 2019
Pakistani Social Media Activist Gul Bukhari believes that there should be some room for reasoning instead of killing.
Bilal Khan was spewing hate against many different segments. He should have been countered with argument, not with bullet. This is not the way we should be. We need to reason and talk, not shoot.
— Gul Bukhari (@GulBukhari) June 17, 2019
Tarek Fateh needs only a minor reason to malign Pakistan Army and Pakistani Govt.
This morning, Pakistani blogger @BilalKhanWriter dared to mock Gen. Faiz Hameed, the new head of Pakistan's feared internal security agency, the #ISI. Within hours of his tweet, #BilalKhan was shot dead by persons, suspected to be ISI hitmen. This my friends is #NayaPakistan. pic.twitter.com/ywEZ0Dj4y3
— Tarek Fatah (@TarekFatah) June 16, 2019
DG ISPR Gen. Asif Ghafoor responded to this tragic incident. He expressed his concerns over the killing of Khan.
Brutal killing of Muhammad Bilal Khan is condemnable. So is ill intended propaganda to implicate state agencies by few individuals and certain segment of western media. May Allah bless his soul. Aamen. https://t.co/QHXqDSyQVr
— Asif Ghafoor (@peaceforchange) June 18, 2019
People are Demanding Fair Investigation of Bilal Khan’s Murder. Justice Must Prevailed in this Particular Case.
Heartbreaking News :
I Strongly Condemn the targeted killing of Social Media Activists & Blogger Muhammad Bilal khan in Islamabad today,shocking incident.We demand a fair investigation & justice. #Justice4MuhammadBilalKhan #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/gcPPkwhNTS
— Salman Khan (@salmanbelieve) June 16, 2019
A young social media activist Muhammad Bilal Khan has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Islamabad. There must be justice. pic.twitter.com/KRXzfTS6GW
— NayaDaur Media (@nayadaurpk) June 16, 2019
Our Neighbors are looking for anything to denounce Pakistan’s Army, especially after Abhinandan’s Chapter.
A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country’s powerful military & the spy agency ISI was hacked to death by an unidentified man
Muhammad Bilal Khan, had over 16K followers on Twitter, 48K on YouTube & 22K on Facebookhttps://t.co/Ih4aVullyV
— Amrita Bhinder (@amritabhinder) June 17, 2019
It’s Sickening to see that Social Media Activists are not safe now.
— Allaudin Mughal 🇵🇰 (@allaudinmugh) June 16, 2019