Sudan blocks internet access on coup anniversary: Monitor

AFP , Tuesday 25 Oct 2022

Sudan on Tuesday blocked internet access across the country as pro-democracy activists marked the first anniversary of a military takeover that derailed the transition to civilian rule, a web monitor said.

Sudan military takeover anniversary
In this file photo Sudanese anti-military protesters take to the street against last years military takeover demanding an immediate transfer of power to civilians, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sept. 29, 2022. AP


Reports show a "nation-scale internet disruption", online monitor NetBlocks reported, with AFP correspondents confirming the network shutdown, as security forces mobilised throughout the capital Khartoum blocking roads and bridges.

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