Myanmar coup: Facebook blocks military-run news site – BBC News

Myanmar entered its second week of nightly internet shutdowns, monitoring group NetBlocks reported.

The junta has been regularly blocking the web to try to stifle mass protests.

Earlier, social media giant Facebook deleted a news site run by the military that is used to issue warnings to protesters and push its allegations about the election results.

Facebook is the primary source of information and news in Myanmar. An estimated 22 million of the 54 million people in Myanmar use Facebook.

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