The Internet is further regulated in Myanmar. News agency reports that the country’s military is forcing telecommunications companies to stop providing wireless internet connections. Reuters Friday.
Mobile Internet is already closed. The military government has not explained why all other wireless internet connections are now banned. That’s because pictures of the struggles are still being shared on social media.
There have been daily protests in the country since the February 1 coup. Residents are demanding the return of democracy, but their protests are being suppressed with great violence. A Myanmar human rights group has said at least 530 people have been killed in protests.
The military’s violent repression has led to international criticism and sanctions. For example, the United States announced Wednesday that non-essential diplomats will be recalled from Asian countries.
Facebook Prohibited The Myanmar military has already used Facebook and Instagram. In addition, the pages of Myanmar state broadcaster MRTV Deleted. More YouTube Take it out Five video channels are operated by Myanmar military personnel.
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