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Internet cutoff in Myanmar's Rakhine enters fifth week

Jul 22, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Authorities say the internet was being used to coordinate operations while rights groups allege the blackout permits troops to act with impunity

United Nations fears Myanmar human rights abuses in internet shutdown

Jun 25, 2019 - 2:46 PM

The military's 'clearance operations' can be a 'cover for committing gross human rights violations against the civilian population,' UN Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee says

THE MYANMAR SITUATION. University professor Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar speaks during a press conference in Dhaka on January 25, 2019. Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

North Korea suffers another Internet shutdown – Xinhua

Dec 27, 2014 - 11:07 PM

UPDATED At Pyongyang time 7:30 pm North Korea s Internet and mobile 3G network came to a standstill and had not returned to normal as of 9:30 pm Xinhua reports