ASIA: Generals have banned Facebook and other popular platforms in Myanmar.


Facebook and other popular platforms has been “banned in Myanmar” .

The military has imposed an internet blackout from 1am to 9am across Myanmar.

Far from an emergency measure, internet restrictions have become a Hallmark of the generals short tenure in power.

The first overnight shutdown was imposed on February 6, the day as the first mass protest.

At the same time, it has moved to grant itself sweeping powers to censor and arrest online dissenters.