A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Facebook blocked by Myanmar junta days after coup in bid to shut down dissent

  • A letter posted online by the Ministry of Communications and Information said services would be unavailable until February 7 for the sake of ‘stability’
  • Signs of public anger over the military takeover are flickering in Myanmar after calls for protest were made on social media

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A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A man hits a plastic container to make noise after calls for protest went out on social media in Yangon on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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