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7 Apr, 4 tweets, 3 min read
#WhatsHappeninglnMyanmar: Protests sweep Myanmar after the military overthrew elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb. 1. To suppress protests, the junta cut off nearly all internet access.

Here’s how online suppression escalated: @ReutersGraphics 1/4
At around midnight on Feb. 1, hours before the coup, armed military officers raided the data centers of internet providers, sources with knowledge of the matter told @Reuters. With their guns pointed at the workers, the officers hacked apart the wires that provide internet 2/4
Internet restrictions, slow connections, and bans on social media like Facebook and Twitter are the new reality in Myanmar.

As of April 2, the internet stays almost entirely shut off throughout the day 3/4
Here’s how the Myanmar military is using various tools to suppress the internet @andreajanuta @MinamiFunakoshi 4/4

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