India Bans Al-Jazeera for Five Days for Showing Wrong Maps of Kashmir

April 23, 2015 9:10 AM

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India Bans Al-Jazeera for Five Days for Showing Wrong Maps of Kashmir

Al-Jazeera English has had its broadcasts in India suspended for five days after the Indian government ruled that the Qatar-based international news channel had previously shown maps that misrepresented the disputed border region of Kashmir.

A blue screen reading, “As instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available,” greeted al-Jazeera’s Indian viewers on Wednesday, Agence France-Presse reported.

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