Myanmar military orders Facebook block as resistance to coup grows

Myanmar’s military has ordered local telecoms providers to temporarily block Facebook, where a civil disobedience campaign has gained momentum since Monday’s coup. In a notice issued late on Wednesday, the Ministry of Transport and Communications told telecoms companies to block access to the platform until just before midnight on February 7. The notice said the platform was contributing to instability in the country. Posts and hashtags calling for people to perform acts of civil disobedience have gone viral since the military arrested top government officials, including the country’s de facto…

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