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Internet disrupted in Papua, Indonesia amid protests and calls for independence

2019-08-21T16:57:47

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm targeted disruption to internet access Papua, Indonesia. The disruptions come as protests against discrimination are being countered by Indonesian security personnel, amid …

Algeria blocks YouTube and Google services after publication of political video

2019-08-08T21:44:05

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that YouTube and several Google services and websites have been blocked across Algeria on the evening of Thursday 8 August 2019 by …

Major Internet shutdown registered in Kashmir as crisis worsens

2019-08-04T21:44:23

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm the loss of internet access across parts of Kashmir, amid a growing military presence and curfew reportedly imposed by Indian forces. Technical …

Evidence of internet disruptions in Russia during Moscow opposition protests

2019-08-03T22:39:53

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory provide technical evidence of a targeted internet shutdown in Russia on Saturday 3 August 2019 as demonstrators took to Moscow’s streets to protest …

Venezuela knocked offline after nationwide power outage

2019-07-22T21:41:59

The NetBlocks internet observatory has identified a nationwide power outage across Venezuela as of 8:40 p.m. Monday 22 July 2019, severely affecting most states and cities including Caracas, sending approximately …

Sudan internet shows signs of recovery after month-long shutdown

2019-07-09T16:32:30

Internet users are coming back online in Sudan as of Tuesday 9 July 2019, as real-time network data shows a marked increase in mobile connectivity and some fixed-line providers for …

Ethiopia partially restores internet access days after blackout following reported Amhara coup attempt

2019-06-27T06:26:18

Internet access is in the process of being restored in Ethiopia as of 6:00 a.m. UTC Thursday 27 June according to network measurement data. Overall connectivity is rising toward levels …

Widespread Internet disruption in Iran amid geopolitical crisis

2019-06-26T22:20:42

Internet connectivity in Iran has been significantly disrupted according to real-time network data, as of 8:00 p.m. UTC Wednesday 26 Jun 2019. Network data indicate international routing issues. The disruption …

Iraq shuts down internet to prevent cheating in national science exams

2019-06-26T16:29:16

Iraq’s internet has been partially cut on the morning of Wednesday 26 June 2019 in compliance with a decision the Council of Ministers seeking to prevent cheating during national school …

Post-election internet shutdown in Mauritania following widespread mobile disruptions

2019-06-25T19:22:49

Mauritania is in the midst of a near-total internet blackout as of 3:30 p.m. UTC Tuesday 25 June 2019, following contested presidential elections held during the weekend. Real-time network measurement …