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Social Media Platforms Blocked in Sri Lanka Amid Curfew, Opposition Protest

Minggu, 03 April 2022 | 15:37 WIB
Social Media Platforms Blocked in Sri Lanka Amid Curfew, Opposition Protest

ILUSTRASI. Sri Lankan government blocked social media platforms after imposing a curfew to contain public unrest triggered by the country's economic crisis. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte 

Sumber: Reuters | Editor: Anastasia Lilin Yuliantina

KONTAN.CO.ID - COLOMBO. Sri Lankan soldiers with assault rifles and police, manned checkpoints in Colombo on Sunday. The government blocked social media platforms after imposing a curfew to contain public unrest triggered by the country's economic crisis.

The latest restrictions come after the government on Saturday implemented a countrywide curfew as protests against the government's handling of the economic crisis turned violent. The curfew will run till 6 a.m. (0030 GMT) on Monday.


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