Myanmar's Military Blocks Internet Access to Quell Anti-Coup Protests

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Myanmar's military temporarily blocked internet access following a coup ousting the country's elected government. Despite the effort to stop anti-coup protests, thousands took to the streets demanding Aung San Suu Kyi’s release. Internet access was eventually restored, but it wasn't the first time Myanmar banned the internet — it recently lifted the world's longest shutdown in another part of the country. Learn more and why this method is used in many countries to stifle political unrest.

Myanmar's Military Blocks Internet Access to Quell Anti-Coup Protests

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