Sudanese govt restricts social media access to counter protest movement

Friday 4 January 2019 | 10:39 CET | News

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Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organise and broadcast nationwide anti-government protests triggered by the economic crisis, Reuters reported, citing internet users. Authorities have not repeated the internet blackout they imposed during protests in 2013 but the head of the National Intelligence and Security Service, Salah Abdallah, said the government had discussed blocking social media sites and in the end decided to go ahead.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: MTN Sudan / Zain / Zain Sudan
Countries: Sudan
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