Myanmar coup: Military hardens online censorship campaign
27 February 2021 | 3:19 pm
For the third time in two weeks, Myanmar's junta has shut off the internet to restrict the flow of information for protesters. A new cybersecurity law would permit officials to arrest the military's online critics.
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