Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE

Solomon Islands moves to ban Facebook after government criticism on platform

  • The Pacific nation’s leaders have been critiqued on social media over coronavirus stimulus funds and switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China
  • The country of 650,000 would join China, Iran and North Korea in actively restricting the world’s biggest social networking platform

Topic |   Pacific nations
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government uses Facebook to broadcast his speeches and to disseminate health information during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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