Myanmar blocks all language editions of  Wikipedia

Myanmar blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, along with other top officials accused of election fraud, have been placed under house arrest.

The access to Wikipedia in all languages has been blocked in Myanmar, the traffic monitoring service of NetBlocks said.

"Confirmed: #Myanmar has blocked all language editions of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, part of a widening post-coup internet censorship regime imposed by the military junta," NetBlocks wrote on its Twitter page on late Friday.

Later, the monitoring service said that the Internet blackout in Myanmar had been lasting for six days.

Myanmar blocks all language editions of  Wikipedia
Chaos in Myanmar; Military takes power for one year as Aung San Suu Kyi is detained

On February 1, Myanmar's military overthrew the government and declared a year-long state of emergency hours before the newly-elected parliament was due to convene.

State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, along with other top officials accused of election fraud, have been placed under house arrest.

The coup triggered mass protests across the country.

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