Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement

A Sudanese man holds his phone with restricted internet access social media platforms, in Khartoum, Sudan January 1, 2019. Picture taken January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organize and broadcast nationwide anti-government protests triggered by an economic crisis, internet users say. Sudan has been rocked by near-daily demonstrations over the past two weeks. Protesters have set alight ruling party buildings and have called on President Omar al-Bashir, […]

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