NetBlocks and its reporting on internet governance, cybersecurity and telecommunications disruptions are frequently covered by the media, governments, policymakers, and civil society around the world:

Families search for missing people in Maui as death count climbsUSA Today

How the US Could Ban TikTok in 7 Not-So-Easy StepsWIRED

Over half of the world’s population suffered internet disruptions in 2022TechRadar

Pakistan suffers widespread power outages amidst financial crisisGlobal Voices

Lights out in Pakistan as energy-saving move backfiresAP

Thousands of mobile phone towers go offline in Pakistan after power outageReuters

India’s Kashmir had the most internet disruptions in 2022, says reportThe Independent

WhatsApp update helps users bypass government crackdownsSky News

Major disruption to internet service in Iran – NetBlocks on TwitterReuters

Iran’s World Cup Team Shuns National Anthem to Back ProtestsBloomberg

Why are some of Iran’s fans protesting at the World Cup?Al Jazeera

Iran intensifies deadly crackdown in Kurdish regions: rights groupsAFP

SEA-ME-WE-5 submarine cable damage brings internet pain to Asia, AfricaThe Register

European Parliament faces cyberattack from pro-Russia group after terrorism declarationThe Record

Thousands march on anniversary of Sudan coup, 1 killedAssociated Press

Tens of thousands of Sudanese protest on coup anniversary, protester killedReuters

Sudan protesters defy crackdown to mark coup anniversaryFrance24 / AFP

Interrumpido el acceso a Internet en Sudán en aniversario de golpe de EstadoInfobae / EFE

Iran’s Tactics During ProtestsUnited States Institute of Peace (USIP)

Protests in Iran: Death of Mahsa AminiUnited Kingdom House of Lords

Clashes in Iran as thousands gather at Mahsa Amini’s grave, 40 days after her deathCNN

Elle traque les pouvoirs qui coupent Internet dans leur pays : comment fonctionne l’organisation NetBlocks?France Inter

Typhoon Noru smashes into the Philippines, killing 5 and leaving villages in tattersCNN

Musk’s Starlink broadband company will seek exemption to sanctions so it can cover IranSky News

Musk says Starlink will seek exemption from Iranian sanctionsReuters

Iran’s Kurdish region hit by Internet blackout amid protests over death of Mahsa AminiData Center Dynamics

Iran woman’s death after morals police arrest sparks protestsReuters

Internet partially restricted after the death of a young woman in IranHeise

Death after arrest by the vice squadDeutsche Welle

Mahsa Amini: Women take headscarves off in protest at funeralBBC

Internet services disrupted in parts of Pakistan, againExpress Tribune

Why Pakistan Wants to Arrest Its Popular Former Prime Minister Imran KhanVice

YouTube service ‘faces disruptions’ across country during Imran’s speech at Rawalpindi rallyDawn

Political tension soars in Pakistan as ex-Premier Khan’s supporters dig in to prevent his arrestAA

Police file terrorism charges against Pakistan’s Imran KhanAP

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protestsReuters

Shiite Muslims in Mideast mark solemn holy day of AshouraAP

Canadians’ fury over Rogers outage may complicate its merger hopesReuters

Rogers CEO apologizes after Canada outage; services restoredAP

Canada hit by massive mobile and internet outageBBC

A major internet outage in Canada disrupts ATMs and 911 servicesNPR

NHL Draft Being Impacted by Massive Cell Phone Outage in CanadaSports Illustrated

Lithuania hit by cyberattacks amid Kaliningrad sanctions feud with RussiaEuronews

Russian hacking group takes credit for wide-ranging cyberattack on LithuaniaThe Record

Internet went offline in Pakistan as protestors marched for ousted prime ministerThe Register

Canadians lost the internet for over 8 hours because of a beaverMetro

Teeth marks yield clue to widespread internet outage in CanadaThe Register

Aung San Suu Kyi moved to prison from house arrest, says Myanmar military juntaEuronews

Satellites, the first line of defenceCapacity Media

Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and angerAP

Coinbase Outage Angers Users as Bitcoin Prices PlummetNewsweek

Weekend Profile: Alp Toker, chronicler of Ukraine’s embattled internetThe Economist

Security News This Week: Russia Rerouted Occupied Ukrainian Territory’s InternetWIRED

Who And Why Received The 5 BTC In Grants From The Human Rights Foundation?Bitcoinist

Yuri Dud, Russia’s Most Popular YouTuber, Named a Foreign Agent by KremlinNewsweek

Explosions were heard at night in Kyiv and Kyiv region, electricity went offPravda Ukraine

Netblocks: Observando el Internet en tiempo realEl Nuevo Día

Strong explosions heard in KyivSvoboda

Ukraine foils Russia-backed cyber attack on power gridSiasat

Le réseau d’un opérateur en Ukraine s’effondre à cause d’une attaque DDOSNumerama

Iran’s internet chokepoint caught fire, caused outagesThe Register

Russia expands restrictions on Facebook and several news websites including BBCScroll

Iran says data center fire causes internet disruptionAssociated Press

Ukrainian cities hit with blackouts after attacks on energy infrastructureZDNet

SpaceX sent Starlink internet terminals to Ukraine. They could paint a ‘giant target’ on users’ backs, experts sayCNN

Major power outage in Taiwan disrupts Internet connectivityData Centre Dynamics

Tasmania state left without internet after major Australia

Facebook takes down Ukraine disinformation network and bans Russian-backed mediaThe Guardian

Russia blocks Echo of Moscow and Dozhd TV, restricts social media accessCommittee to Protect Journalists

The disinformer-in-chief goes to warIFEX

Why does Ukraine need Internet from Musk?Gazeta RU

Russian Government Orders Media Outlets To Delete Stories Referring To ‘Invasion’ Or ‘Assault’ On UkraineRFE/RL

Starlink satellite communications launched in UkraineTASS

Ukraine invasion: How the war is being waged onlineBBC

Viasat says ‘cyber event’ is causing broadband outages across EuropeZDNet

Could Russia shut down the internet in Ukraine?The Guardian

Propaganda, fake videos of Ukraine invasion bombard usersAP

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is Already Taking Down the InternetVICE

Internet in Ukraine disrupted as Russian troops advanceReuters

Cyber-attacks bring down many Ukraine websitesBBC

Mobile internet returns to Vodafone subscribers in LuhanskThe Guardian

Incident of unidentified cause impacts connectivity in Luhansk, UkraineLa Patilla

Ukraine Defense Ministry, banks hit by cyberattack amid tensions with RussiaThe Hill

Ukraine Ministry of Defense confirms DDoS attack; state banks loses connectivityZDNet

Ukraine Hit with Cyberattacks as Tensions with Russia ContinueGizmodo

Ukraine faces more cyberattacks amid Russian invasion fearsEngadget

Ukraine’s defence ministry and two banks targeted in cyberattackEuronews

Waves Of Reversal And Progress: Social Media And Women’s Activism In The Sudanese SpringSeton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Volume XXII/1

Yemen’s internet service returns after four-day outage following air strikeReuters

Internet returns to Yemen after air raid caused four-day outageAl Jazeera

Yemen’s internet returns after four-day blackoutTRT World

Cyberattacks on Squid Game Minecraft Tourney Take Down Andorra’s InternetThreatpost

A ‘Minecraft’ DDoS Attack Basically Shut Down An Entire European Country’s InternetTech Times

Rights group points to growing dissatisfaction with military council Internet controlRadio Free Asia

Internet disruption reported in Burkina FasoTASS

Burkina Faso’s blatant violation of press freedomMFWA/IFEX

Myanmar’s military junta seeks ban on VPNs and digital currencyThe Register

Internet service returns to Burkina Faso and Yemen after coup and bombingsZDNet

Yemen suffers nationwide internet blackout after coalition air strikeMiddle East Eye

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast, California after Tonga underwater volcano eruptsThe Washington Post

Fuel shortage leads to internet outage in LebanonDie Zeit

Internet blackouts in Lebanon due to fuel shortagesDeutsche Presse-Agentur

Au Burkina Faso, une dizaine de militaires et de civils soupçonnés de préparer un coup d’EtatLe Monde

In Sudan, the court stands on the side of unrestricted access to the internetGlobal Voices

Stolen Freedoms: Creative Expression, Historic Resistance, and the Myanmar CoupPEN America

Whatever It Takes to End It  – American Enterprise Institute

Cuba’s Year of Protests – What You Need to KnowCivil Rights Defenders

How governments go after protesters using social mediaRest of World

Hurricane Ida wreaks havoc on New Orleans power supplySmart Energy

Cuba tightens control of internet after protestsBBC News

Amid Afghanistan crisis, civil war rages in EthiopiaABC News

Ethiopia is building its own social media platforms to rival Facebook, Twitter, WhatsAppBusiness Insider

Cuba curbs access to Facebook, messaging apps amid protests – internet watchdogReuters

Facebook and WhatsApp Stop Working in Cuba After Rare ProtestsBloomberg

Myanmar’s internet shut down as protesters flooded the streetsBusiness Insider

Internet disruption ‘potentially’ impacts protest coverage in Iraq: observerRudaw

Iraqi leader calls for end to violence in Sulaymaniyah protestsAl Jazeera

At least 4 people reported dead in protests across Sulaimani provinceRudaw

In response to protests, authorities restrict internet access in Kurdistan RegionNRT

Azerbaijan and Armenia must protect civilians along the frontline in Nagorno-KarabakhAmnesty International

Baku, Yerevan trade accusations as internet access across Azerbaijan is disruptedMeydan TV

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: IFJ/EFJ condemn attacks against journalistsInternational and European Federation of Journalists

Azerbaijan limits access to popular messaging servicesTelecompaper

Power outage darkens much of Venezuela, puts down phonesAssociated Press

Online exchange blocked in Venezuela ahead of health bonusesAssociated Press

Internet access remains severely disrupted in AlgeriaL’info

It’s Not Too Late to Save the InternetSlate

Protesters in Kurdistan Region call for government to step down, early electionsNRT

Belarus Cut Off the Internet and Tried to Make It Look Like an AccidentVICE

Belarus Has Shut Down the Internet Amid a Controversial ElectionWIRED

Belarus election: President Lukashenko faces toughest test in yearsBBC

Belarus presidential election: Lukashenko gets 80% in preliminary resultsEuronews

Belarus experienced ‘nation-scale’ internet disruption during election, says web monitoring groupFox News

Nationwide internet restrictions on election day in BelarusNetzpolitik

Belarusian organizations complain of massive network disruptionsDer Spiegel

Protests broke out over the Belarusan presidential election and the country’s internet went downInsider

The FP Guide to the Political Unrest in BelarusForeign Policy

Main opposition candidate goes into hiding on eve of crucial presidential vote in BelarusCNN

Group says Belarus hit with ‘nation-scale’ internet disruption during electionNew York Post

Lukashenko expected to retain presidential post as Belarus votesThe Guardian

Belarus election: Thousands arrested in protests Alexander Lukashenko wins 80% of vote in ‘absurd’ pollThe Times

Internet in Belarus is partially blocked: NetBlocksRossaprimavera

Internet in Belarus is jammed for the second day in a rowFinanz RU

Tikhanovskaya expects fair elections, Tsepkalo left BelarusRFI

Massive explosion rocks Lebanese capital Beirut, witness footage showsEuronews

Widespread damage after huge explosion in BeirutBBC

Lebanon experiences Internet problems amid reports of explosionTASS

Hundreds injured after massive explosion rocks Beirut PortJerusalem Post

How much would throttling of Facebook cost Uzbekistan?Qalampir

Ethiopian government restores Internet after weeks of blackout during deadly protestsFox News

Messaging service WhatsApp blocked in ChadToumai Web Medias

Protesters in Mali have filled the streets for weeks. They say they won’t stop until the president resignsThe Washington Post

To Beat Online Censorship, We Need Anonymous PaymentsCoindesk

In Iran, Rare Protests (Online) Against Capital PunishmentThe New York Times

Iran Suspends Death Sentences of Antigovernment ProtestersWall Street Journal

Iran Throttles Internet After Anti-Execution Hashtag Goes ViralNewsweek

Iranians take social media by storm to halt executionsAl Jazeera

Iran death penalty verdict for young protesters sparks social media outrageDW

Outcry after Iran’s judiciary upholds death penalty for three protestersThe Guardian

Internet Access Disrupted In Iran As Uproar Rises Against ExecutionsVOA

Ethiopia’s continuing online censorshipBBC Digital Planet

Son of Mali’s president resigns parliament position amid calls for father’s resignationCNN

Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after unrestAssociated Press

Internet Access Disrupted In Iran As Uproar Rises Against ExecutionsRadio Farda

Cyber-censorship in Mali: an attack on the rights of access to information and freedom of expressionMalijet

Mali: violence escalates in Bamako during demonstration against presidentLe Monde

Mammoth Anti-Government Protest Triggers Massive Press Freedom and Freedom of Assembly Violations in MaliMFWA

Ethiopia has been virtually disconnected from the internet for eleven daysTweakers NL

Internet shutdown in Ethiopia enters its eighth dayTechcabal

Erratic power outages reported in much of VenezuelaAssociated Press

NetBlocks confirms power outage affected Internet connectivity in VenezuelaAlberto News

Facebook, Twitter, Google Face Free-Speech Test in Hong KongWall Street Journal

Normalcy returns to Ethiopia capital; AU, UN reaction, net still blockedAfricaNews

Slain Ethiopian activist and singer buried as 81 killed in protestsCNN

Popular Ethiopian singer Hundeessaa buried amid tension as internet shutdown continuesRFI

Statue of Ethiopian leader Haile Selassie is smashed to pieces in Wimbledon parkDaily Mail

Hachalu Hundessa: Internet shutdown in Ethiopia amid unrest at singer’s killingEuronews

Internet cut after widespread protests over singer’s killingAnadolu Agency

Internet cut off in Ethiopia amid outcry over death of singer-activistCNN

Killing of Ethiopian protest singer sparks unrestReuters

World Social Media Day: UN says ‘take care before you share’ in bid to tackle misinformationEuronews

Can Digitalization Help Deter Corruption in Africa?International Monetary Fund

At least two dead after powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake hits MexicoEuronews

Internet shutdowns in Sudan: The story behind the numbers and statisticsGlobal Voices

Can cyber skills help alleviate poverty?ITWeb

Fact Check: Is Indonesia Minister’s statement that Papua internet can’t be blocked true?Tempo

Pakistanis Must Register Their VPNs With the ISP Until the End of JuneTechNadu

Euronews: #DCBlackout fact-check

Amid George Floyd protests, weaponized misinformation floods social mediaCNet

#DCblackout: How one hashtag sewed confusion and misinformationEuronews

Did the Internet Go Dark in D.C. During White House Protests?Snopes

#DCBlackout hashtag used to falsely claim communications shut down during protestsAFP

Twitter takes down Washington protest disinformation for bot-like behaviorNBC News

Fact check: Washington, D.C. did not have a city-wide blackout at 1 a.m. on June 1, 2020Reuters

Tweets about a D.C. cell service blackout appear to stem from bot-driven misinformation campaignThe Week

What the COVID-19 pandemic teaches us about cybersecurity – and how to prepare for the inevitable global cyberattackWorld Economic Forum

Pakistan blocks Twitter, Zoom and Periscope to curb critical voicesGlobal Voices

Ndayishimiye wins Burundi’s elections as its overshadowed by controversyPolity

Recent Twitter Outage: Attempts To Thwart Free Speech Are Always CounterproductiveNayadaur

Burundi voted — but will the political situation change?Global Voices

Independent press locked out of Burundi’s presidential electionReporters Without Borders

Burundi goes to the polls as authorities clampdown on social mediaRFI

C’est prouvé, les réseaux sociaux ont été coupés au BurundiIWACU

Les réseaux sociaux débloqués, Iwacu reste inaccessibleIWACU

Burundi: Internet and social network access cutEcofin Agency

Interineti Yugawe ku Musi w’Amatora mu BurundiRadiyoyacu

Burundians vote despite coronavirus outbreakDW

Burundi bloquea las redes sociales y aplicaciones de mensajería en plena jornada electoralEuropaPress

Présidentielle au Burundi : une élection sans connexionTeknolojia

In Burundi durante le elezioni presidenziali è stato bloccato l’accesso ai social networkIl Post

Election présidentielle au Burundi : l’information indépendante confinéeRSF

Burundi : retour sur un triple scrutin sous tensionAfrik

Outage in Pakistan not from company’s end, says TwitterDawn

Twitter down in Pakistan, difficulty accessing Zoom – technical glitch or government shutdown?BBC Urdu

Dark web scammers exploit Covid-19 fear and doubtBBC

How to troubleshoot G Suite connectivity issues: 6 stepsTechRepublic

Donald Trump denies link to Venezuela armed raid by US citizensThe Guardian

Internet Censorship During COVID-19 Is Threat To Cryptocurrencies And LibertyForbes

How to Detect a Government’s Hand Behind Internet ShutdownsIEEE Spectrum

Ten People Reported Killed, Journalists Abused, Internet Disrupted as Guinea Holds Controversial PollsMFWA

Guinea’s controversial referendum marred by violenceRFI

Guinea: Social networks blocked on eve of controversial electionGuinee 360

PTA responds to RTI requests; unblocks Slate and Gizmodo websitesDigital Rights Monitor Pakistan

How to Detect a Government’s Hand Behind Internet ShutdownsIEEE Spectrum

How the coronavirus could trigger a backslide on freedom around the worldWashington Post

NetBlocks registers interruption of Internet connectivity in several states of VenezuelaEl Nacional

Censorship in Venezuela: Not AvailableSüddeutsche Zeitung

When Venezuela blocks social platforms, banned websites reappear  – El Pais

Iran’s Answer to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Cut the InternetVICE News

Internet shutdowns widen the gap between poor countries and the rest of the global economyLe Monde

Iran on war footing against coronavirus as outbreak kills 77TRT

Togo Elections Pass Safety of Journalists’ Test, Fails That of Internet RightsMFWA

Net group says Wikipedia disrupted in Iran amid coronavirusAssociated Press

Internet connection outages in IranTASS

Togo’s polling day marred by the shutting down of the internetIFEX

Electricity fluctuation interrupts Internet connectivity in several citiesEl Nacional

Turkey destroys regime defence systems, jetsTRT

Turkey Blocks Access to Social Media following an attack on Turkish troopsBOL

Turkey blocks social media access for 16 hours after Syria airstrikeEuronews

NetBlocks: Social media restricted for the last 11 hoursDiken

NetBlocks: Social Media Blocked in Turkey Following Idlib CrisisBianet

Why did the internet slow down, why can’t social media be accessed?Independent

Why is Youtube not working?Yeni Akit

Internet disruption continues: NetBlocks reports most serious censorship since 2016T24

Killing of 22 soldiers marks Turkey’s deadliest day in SyriaFinancial Times

Togo censorship of social media after the presidential electionTeknolojia News

Two Iranian rights activists revisit the November 2019 internet shutdownGlobal Voices

Powerful Cyber Attack Takes Down 25% Of Iranian InternetForbes

Iran faces massive Internet shutdown due to powerful cyberattackInternational Business Times

Iran Suffered Catastrophic Cyber-Attack Over the WeekendTechNadu

Iran repels major cyberattack: deputy ICT min.Mehr News Agency

Iran says foils cyberattack targeting internet providersAFP

Cyberattack Caused Internet Shutdown In Iran, Official SaysRadio Farda

Iran Repels Cyberattack Targeting Internet BackboneFinancial Tribune

Operators Provide Mobile Access Tools To Earthquake ZoneTurk Internet

Internet Failure Affecting Mobile and Fixed Lines After Elazig EarthquakeIntersiber

40% internet connectivity drop observed after Elazig earthquakeTurk Internet

African Internet Slows After Undersea Cables BreakBloomberg

Turkey’s Wikipedia ban ends after almost three yearsBBC

The Norad Conference 2019: Digitalisation and developmentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

The Future of Speech Online 2019CDT

Curtailing Free Expression, Opinion and Information Online in Southeast AsiaInternational Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

Wikipedia restored in Turkey after being banned for over 2 yearsEuronews

Turkey Restores Wikipedia After More Than 2-Year BanNew York Times

Wikipedia available again in Turkey after 2.5 yearsNRC

After 991 days Turks can visit Wikipedia againNOS

Wikipedia made available: BTK’s decision liftedDiken

Access to Wikipedia unblocked in TurkeyBBC Turkish

Government-led internet shutdowns cost the global economy $8 billion in 2019, research saysCNBC

Internet and social media shutdowns cost African economies over $2 billion in 2019Quartz

Venezuela National Assembly vote is ‘a new step in the deterioration of the crisis’ says EUEuronews

World Wide FilternetHeise

Together with the community, we’ve given away more than €100,000 for important causesProtonMail

Iran starts internet shutdown before possible new protests – reportsReuters

Report: Iran cuts mobile internet in some provincesAP

Is Iran’s Internet Down? Country Faces Fresh Web Outages During Protests Over Downed PlaneNewsweek

Iran internet ‘disrupted’ ahead of protestsBBC

Iran: Video investigationFrance 24

India protests: Government blocks internet access to curb demonstrationsFrance 24

What was the reason for the two-hour Internet failure in Iran?Euronews

Interruptions in Internet access observed in IranTASS

Global Internet Watchdog: Disruption not due to filtering or censorshipILNA

NetBlocks says Iran suffered massive internet disruption on ThursdaySina Tech

The internet in Iran was disrupted for hoursBBC Persian

Iranians protested. Then, the Internet was cut, in a new global pattern of digital crackdownWashington Post

How Iran Turned Off the InternetSlate

Iran net outage first to effectively isolate a whole nationAP

Iranians grapple with internet outages amid protestsEuronews

Iran begins reconnecting internet after shutdown over protestsReuters

Iranians grapple with internet outages amid protestsNBC

Iran protests: UN fears dozens of people have been killedBBC

Are these Iranian protests any different from previous ones?TRT World

Iran’s internet blackout enters fifth day as government claims victory over protestersCNBC

Iran protests: Flying bullets and internet shutdownGlobal Voices

This is what it takes to send a fact check to IranPoynter

Iran conservationists get prison time amid unrestAP

Iran’s internet blackout reaches four-day markBBC

Iranian Americans Struggle to Reach Family Amid Internet BlackoutWIRED

Iran’s Leaders Shut Down The Internet As Fuel Protests Spread To 100 CitiesDaily Wire

Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 citiesAP

Iran petrol price hike: Supreme Leader condemns ‘hooligan’ protestersBBC

Iran shuts down nearly all internet access in response to fuel protestsEngaget

Iran has shut off internet access for its citizens amid fuel price protestsMIT Technology Review

Countries want to shut off the Internet — and hope. It can’t be extinguishedWashington Post

How the Iranian Government Shut Off the InternetWIRED

Iran shuts down country’s internet in the wake of fuel protestsTechCrunch

Iran Cuts Off Most Internet Service To Users Amid ProtestsRadio Farda

Iranian policeman killed in clashes amid fuel protestsAnadolu Agency

Internet restricted in protest-hit Iran: reportAFP

Iran’s Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames ‘sabotage’ for unrestReuters

Protests strike Iran cities over gasoline prices risingAP

Protests reported across Iran following a hike in gas pricesThe National

Venezuela: Internet outages in 15 states due to power cutEl Pitazo

Iraq: Rein in security forces to prevent a bloodbathAmnesty International

Internet Shutdowns: The new CensorshipRTVE Spain

Iraq: Teargas Cartridges Killing ProtestersHuman  Rights Watch

Iraq protesters storm Baghdad bridge, medic killedAP

Damage to Iraqi economy from Internet cutoff during protest days exceeds $1.3 billionTASS

Iraqi Government Must ‘Engage’ with Protestors, US Embassy SaysVOA

Iraq cuts off Internet access in Baghdad, southern regions as protests leave 3 more deadFox News

The internet was again cut off in Baghdad and several other Iraqi citiesIRNA

Internet access cut off in much of Iraq: NetBlocksReuters

Freedom of expression under attack: Internet blackouts and censorship in Latin AmericaAPC

‘We will be free’: on the West Papua MovementOverland

Iraq cut the internet, and the economy sufferedAFP

Internet restrictions would only exacerbate Hong Kong’s problemsAl Jazeera

Internet freedom in AfricaBBC Factfinder

Digital platforms ask for flexibility in tax reformW Radio

Disconnection by 2020 Economic Package, a technological concernMundo Ejecutivo

India Partially Lifts Cellphone-Service Ban in KashmirWall Street Journal

Iraqi lawyer sues Minister of CommunicationsSMEX

Internet, interrupted: How network cuts are used to quell dissent in the Middle EastMiddle East Eye

Netizen Report: Iraq and Ecuador face network shutdowns amid public protestsGlobal Voices

Investigating Information Operations in West Papua: A Digital Forensic Case Study of Cross-Platform Network AnalysisBellingcat

Building Capacity and Collaborations for Digital Rights Research in AfricaCIPESA

Mozambique: Keeping the Internet Open for a Free ElectionAllafrica

Turkish ISP Blocks Social Media Sites Near Syrian BorderWIRED

Calm returns to Iraq, as US condemns violenceFrance24

Internet services partially back to normal in Iraq despite renewed protestsIraqi News

Iraq shuts down internetBBC Digital Planet

‘Silencing’ of Iraq protests coverage feared after attacksAFP/RFI

UN Calls for Peace Amid Violent Protests Throughout IraqIR Insider

75% of Iraq’s internet shut down amid mass protestsCNET

Protests Escalate in Iraq, Leaving Nine Dead and Hundreds WoundedTIME

Internet blackout in Iraq as govt struggles to control deadly protestsBusiness Recorder

Iraq issues curfews, cuts Internet amid anti-government protestsUPI

Iraq protests: Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid widespread unrestBBC

Iraq blacked out the internet for 70% of the country and blocked social media to try to quell deadly anti-corruption protestsBusiness Insider

Iran prepares for cyberwar amid rising tensions, boasts thousands of cyberbattalionsFox News

Iraqi government rocked by nationwide protestsDaily Sabah

Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad amid protestsAnadolu Agency

Internet access cut across much of Iraq: NGOReuters

Iraq ‘largely offline’ amid mass protestsAFP

Protests escalate in Iraq: 9 dead, hundreds woundedAP


Iraq blocks Facebook, Twitter and WhatsAppTASS

Iraq anti-government protests lead to deadly clashesBBC

Iran Says U.S. Has Started ‘Cyber War’ And Vows To Defend ItselfRadio Farda

US-Iran: Do Cyber ​​Attacks Prevent Military Strikes?Heise

The impact of social media on modern protest movements and democracyThe Sociable

NetBlocks confirms loss of connectivity due to power failures in VenezuelaMaduradas

CPJ calls for release of jailed Egyptian journalistsAJ English

Iran Says U.S. Has Started ‘Cyber War’ And Vows To Defend ItselfRadio Farda

Istanbul earthquake: ‘Fear and panic’ as Turkey’s largest city rocked by tremorsThe Express

Wave of arrests of journalists, website blocking in EgyptReporters Without Borders

Arrests of Egyptian citizens during demonstrations against al-SisiIRNA

Egypt authorities arrest 3 journalists, block websites amid anti-government protestsCPJ

Egyptian authorities threaten to ‘decisively confront’ protestersThe Guardian

BBC Arabic website block likely due to coverage of limited Egypt protests, says government officialBBC

Egypt protests: ‘Hundreds held’ after rare anti-government unrestBBC

Egyptians find some news, social media blockedAfrica Times

Iran checks cyber security at key energy sites, eyes U.S. threatReuters

Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social mediaBBC

Euronews: Protests in Algeria

Cybersecurity: Data shows Iranian servers, websites come under cyber attackInternational Business Times

Iran says new U.S. sanctions target Iranians’ access to food; will destroy any aggressorReuters

Selective policing: Internet shutdown in Kashmir and beyondExpress Tribune

NCSC issues DoS guidance following Wikipedia attackITPro

Wikipedia down after ‘malicious attack’ sees people unable to access pagesThe Mirror

Massive DDOS attack on WikipediaHeise

AWP’s Website Was Blocked On Orders Of A Security AgencyNaya Daur Media

Kashmir: The misinformation spreading onlineEuronews

Euronews: Kashmir misinformation

Gabon: Several media outlets and journalist’s accreditation suspendedCIVICUS Monitor

Papua Crisis: This Is Evidence of Telkom and Telkomsel Networks DroppingVIVA

Kashmir’s network shutdown is a gross violation of human rights, say activistsDigital Rights Monitor

Netizen Report: The shutdown in Kashmir continuesGlobal Voices

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, SlowWSJ

Indian government asks Twitter to remove accounts ‘spreading rumours’ about KashmirGlobal Voices

Egypt’s Online Repression Thwarts Both Growth and DemocracyTIMEP

More online news blocked as Algeria protests near 6 month markCPJ

Algeria: YouTube and Google blocked after broadcast of General Nezzar videoJeune Afrique

In Africa, very political cuts to social networks and the InternetFrance24

Euronews: Kashmir shutdown

YouTube blocked in Algeria after the publication of Khaled Nezzar videoHuffington Post Mahgreb

Algeria briefly blocked internet after online call to oust armyafricanews

You can read this article. An internet blackout means no-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir canCNN

Who turned off Moscow’s internet during recent protests?Global Voices

Russian Authorities ‘Secretly’ Shut Down Moscow’s Mobile Internet: ReportForbes

Internet in Moscow could be jammed during rallies at the request of security officialsBBC Russian

CPJ calls on India to ensure access to internet and communications services in KashmirCPJ

Special Report: How Egypt’s president tightened his gripReuters

NetBlocks experts: Internet in central Moscow deliberately disabledKod

Ethiopian Prime Minister Threatens to Cut Internet “Forever”Expresso

NGO: Another massive power cut hits VenezuelaDPA International

Venezuela Plunged Into Darkness After Yet Another Massive Power OutageVICE News

Large parts of Venezuela are without electricitySpiegel

Blackout affects several states of VenezuelaCNN Spanish

Much of Venezuela in the dark again after massive blackoutAP

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdownsDW

Chadians back on social media after 16 months net blockadeafricanews

After a record 16-month ban, this president has unblocked social media accessQuartz

Ethiopia’s leader promised to protect freedom of expression. But he keeps flicking the internet kill switchCNN

Ethiopia: In Addis Ababa, pains multiply for start-upsLe Monde

Can Abiy Keep Reforming?Lawfare

Sudan’s Uncertain TransitionUS Congress

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdownAP News

Misuse of ICCPR Act and judicial system to stifle freedom of expression in Sri LankaCIVICUS Monitor

In Africa the internet is increasingly blockedTrouw Netherlands

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court rulingReuters

Sudan internet shutdown: Another court case filedRadio Dabanga Sudan

Mauritania blocked the internet over protests though just one in five people are onlineQuartz

Attempted coup in EthiopiaAl-Ahram Weekly

Internet Realities Watch, vol. 5New America Cyber

Internet blackout in Mauritania following presidential electionMiddle East Monitor

Widespread internet outage reported in IranJerusalem Post

Outrage over Ethiopia’s continuing internet blackoutAl Jazeera

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses during blackoutCNN

Morning Interview: Internet blockades see sharp increase in 2019Süddeutsche Zeitung

Ethiopian Army Chief Killed as Government Says It Thwarts CoupBloomberg

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyerReuters

Paradigm Initiative urges Ethiopia to Keep the Internet OnParadigm Initiative

Ethiopia failed coup: Fifth death, national mourning, mastermind killedAfricanews

Internet cut throughout Ethiopia in response to coup attemptNRK

Assassinations Challenge Ethiopian Premier’s Reform AgendaBloomberg

Failed coup leads to Internet shutdowniAfrikan

The numbing experience of living through Africa’s growing internet shutdownsQuartz

Reported internet outages in Ethiopia amid news of coup attemptSilicon Republic

Ethiopia army chief killed amid failed coup attemptDW

GNI Condemns Shutdown in SudanGlobal Network Initiative

Militias spread horror in devastated SudanSvenska Dagbladet

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire.The Washington Post

Netizen Report: Lawyers seek court challenge against Ethio Telecom over internet shutdownAdvox / Global Voices

Ethiopians have been offline for a week, but the government is silentDe Morgen

Internet blackout hits Ethiopia’s pocket, but not seen deterring telecoms investorsReuters

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survivalDW

Ethiopia’s tech startups are ready to run the world, but the internet keeps getting blockedQuartz

Two news websites inaccessible in Algeria amid protests, social media shutdownsCPJ

Internet Restored in Ethiopia After Week-Long OutageVOA

To End Mass Protests, Sudan Has Cut Off Internet Access Nationwide. Here’s Why.Carnegie Endowment

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows whyCNN

They did it again: Netblocks confirms blocking of YouTube, Google and Bing during speech of GuaidóLa Patilla

Governments, citizens battle over access to the internetAfricanews

Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackoutsBBC

Sudan death toll raises to 100 as security forces launched violent crackdown on peaceful protestersCIVICUS

Toqaev Inaugurated As Kazakhstan’s President Amid New ArrestsRFE/RL

Sudan: End Network Shutdown ImmediatelyHuman Rights Watch

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan’s DarfurAP

Sudan: US envoy to encourage dialogue between military and protestersVOA Africa

Two news websites inaccessible in Algeria amid protests, social media shutdownsAfricazine

Internet blackouts: The rise of government-imposed shutdownsAl Jazeera

Netizen Report: Amid demonstrations for democracy, Sudanese civilians face military violence — and internet shutdownsAdvox / Global Voices

Total Internet shutdown in EthiopiaiAfrikan

Another Reason to Block the Internet in Ethiopia: Exam CheatsBloomberg

Ethiopia blocks internet for national exams – NetBlocksAfricanews

Rebel leader says deported as web ‘blackout’ sweeps protest-hit SudanAFP

Sudanese keep up civil disobedience against military violenceDaily Sabah

Kazakhstan targets protesters, RFE/RL, and other media on Election DayUSAGM

Kazakhstan Election: Dictator’s Hand-Picked Successor Said To Win 70 Percent Of Vote, 500 Protesters ArrestedInquisitr

Independent Group NetBlocks Reports Internet Blocks in KazakhstanThe Village

Kazakhstan Targets Protesters, RFE/RL, And Other Media On Election DayRFE/RL

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan Election ProtestsVOA

Hundreds Detained In Kazakhstan As Nazarbaev’s Chosen Presidential Successor Leads Exit PollRFE/RL

Orange-Liberia, Lonestar Cell MTN Apologize to CustomersKMTV News

CPJ calls on Liberian authorities to ensure access to internet and social media servicesCPJ

Internet Provider Orange Apologizes To Customers; Blames Liberian GovtAfrican Star

Internet restrictions in LiberiaiAfrikan

Protests in Liberia over George Weah’s failure to tackle corruptionThe Guardian

Social media blocked as Liberians protest ‘corruption and creeping dictatorship’CNN

Liberia: Thousands protest price hikes and corruptionAl Jazeera

In Liberia, protests against corruption and economic downturnRIA Novosti

Thousands descend on Liberia’s capital to protest presidentAP News

Liberia blocks internet amidst anti-Weah protestsAfricanews

Liberia has blocked social media as protesters demand the return of missing millionsQuartz

Internet disruption also affects telephone servicesEl Nacional

NetBlocks confirms Supercable and Digitel cutMaduradas

Sri Lanka to amend laws to tackle fake news, hate speech on social mediaMedianama

Turn the Internet Back On in Sudan, and Keep It OnThe Internet Society

Military forces clear protest camp in KhartoumAftenposten

Over 30 killed after Sudanese paramilitaries violently disperse protest sit-in in KhartoumMada Masr

Sudan’s military stokes fears of power grab with early voteFinancial Times

Military chief calls for elections after 35 killed in Sudan crackdownCNN

The unintended consequences of information controlDaily FT Sri Lanka

The harms of banning social mediaBeritagar Indonesia

Maduro announces “immediate investment” in HuaweiCNN Spanish

Following Restoration of Social Media Ministry of Communication Tells Users to Uninstall VPNCNBC Indonesia

Indonesia: Disruption of social media access leads to control over flow of informationSoutheast Asian Press Alliance

An internet cutoff during Malawi’s vote count affected its electoral commission’s backup networkQuartz

Mobile groups comply with African rulers’ orders to block internetFinancial Times

The Age of the Internet Calls for Younger LeadersIPS

NetBlocks announces new blocking of Google, YouTube and Bing during Guaidó visit to MirandaCaraota Digital

Social Media Blocked: Could Jakarta Lose IDR22 Billion per Day?KBR Indonesia

Facebook to WhatApp: Social media blocked in IndonesiaCNBC Indonesia

Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrestReuters

Indonesia restricts social mediaMedianama

Indonesia restricts access to social media following clashesNews First

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: A Tale of Blocking and UnblockingThe Diplomat

UN Special Rapporteur Expresses Concerns over Internet Blocks in KazakhstanRFE/RL

Sri Lanka Has Blocked Most Major Social Networks After A Facebook Post Sparked Anti-Muslim RiotsBuzzFeed

Sri Lanka – Anti-Muslim Violence: Facebook, Whatsapp and Other Blocked Social NetworksBenin Web

Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp Banned Again in Sri Lanka After Violence Against MuslimsVICE News

Sri Lanka bans social media services once again as tensions arise due to Facebook postMedianama

Social media and news websites blocked in Kazakhstan on Victory DayEuronews

NetBlocks underscores “total blocking” on May 9 in KazakhstanRFE/RL

NetBlocks issues blocking alert for KazakhstanRFERL Kazakh

NetBlocks confirms new blocking of four social networks during the press conference of GuaidóCaraota Digital

YouTube, Facebook and Instagram made unavailable in KazakhstanPravda

Access to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube blocked in Kazakhstan / ENInterfax

Access to some social networks and instant messengers is limited in KazakhstanTASS

Youtube and Google services were interrupted during Edgar Zambrano’s arrest, says NetBlocksMaduradas

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakersAP

Egypt tests new censorship law with handling of al-Mashhad website blockCPJ

Sri Lanka banned social media again overnight after ethnic tensions in NegomboMedianama

Venezuela: Violent Response to DemonstratorsHuman Rights Watch

Challenges facing journalists trying to cover latest violence in VenezuelaCPJ

Sri Lankan authorities have reinstated a temporary ban on the use of social mediaRIA Novosti

Playing Cat and Mouse With Venezuela’s Internet CensorsForeign Policy

Venezuelan authorities restrict internet, block outlets amid unrestCPJ

Venezuela social media blackout lifted minutes before President Maduro’s speechSky News

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social MediaNew York Times

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block itThe Washington Post

Internet Blocked in Benin on Election DayOpenNet Africa

Benin Internet Shutdown Repeats Pattern of Government Censorship Across AfricaVOA

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó calls for uprising against Nicolás MaduroFinancial Times

Social networks restricted in Venezuela after Guaido appeal to the militaryTASS

Social media services restored in Sri Lanka after nine day blackoutNeowin

Social media still blocked in Sri Lanka following terror attackCPJ

Journalist Casimir Kpedjo detained, facing false news accusations in BeninCPJ

Benin Enforced an Internet Shutdown on the Same Day as Uncontested ElectionsOkay Africa

Elections without internet in Benin: the angry populationDW

Benin’s government has shut the internet ahead of an election that has no oppositionQuartz Africa

Benin’s government has shut down the Internet during electionsiAfrikan

Élections au Bénin: l’internet mobile et les réseaux sociaux fortement perturbésRFI

Benín vota en unas elecciones parlamentarias sin candidatos opositoresFrance24 Spanish

Benin Legislative 2019: Economic impact of the disruption of the InternetBenin Web

Should Canadian technology be used to stifle free speech?National Post

Data Doesn’t Support Sri Lanka’s Social Media BlackoutThe New York Times

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social mediaBBC

Internet shutdowns – A threat to the academic enterpriseUniversity World News

Sisi to stay in power in Egypt until 2030 after referendum ‘victory’The Telegraph

Sri Lanka attack: Internet shutdowns are more common than you thinkNBC News

Social media shutdown raises fears on free expressionTRT World

Sri Lanka social media ban leaves tough questionsThe Hill

Sri Lanka’s social media ban won’t solve its misinformation problemCNN

Sri Lanka has blocked access to social media to stop the spread of misinformationMIT Technology Review

Social media blocked for over 24 hrs in SL after bombingSri Lanka Daily Mirror

The Islamic State’s New AfterlifeForeign Policy

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Amid Bomb AttacksWall Street Journal

Sri Lankan government blocks social media and imposes curfew following deadly blastsThe Washington Post

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombingsAP

Sri Lankan Government Blocks Social Media Access Over Alleged Fake NewsReason

Sri Lanka restricts access to social media sites following terror attackThe Verge

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Bombings, Citing MisinformationHuffington Post

Sri Lankan government blocks social media to ‘ease tensions’ following attacksSky News

Sri Lanka, citing ‘false news reports,’ blocks social media after attacksCNN

Sri Lankan government BANS Facebook and Whatsapp access ‘to prevent spread of false information’ after terror bombs killed more than 200Daily Mail

Egypt referendum: Voters urged to back extended Sisi termBBC

Egyptians vote in referendum with only one obvious choiceDW

Netblocks: YouTube was blocked during the speech of GuaidóEl Nacional

Cantv restricts the YouTube, Google apps and Bing platforms to silence GuaidóNTN24

Why Venezuela’s internet shuts down every time Juan Guaido speaksCBC

NetBlocks: YouTube y Google fueron bloqueados por Cantv durante discurso de GuaidóLa Patilla

Egypt’s Muffled Opposition Urges Voters to Reject Extending Sisi’s RuleWall Street Journal

Egypt’s parliament backs measures that could extend Sisi’s termReuters

Sudan’s Social Media Deemed Major Player in Bashir’s OusterVOA

Egypt constitutional changes could mean Sisi rule until 2030BBC

Egypt parliament OKs constitutional changes to extend President Sisi’s powerLA Times

Egyptian parliament vote could keep Sisi in power until 2030The Guardian

34 thousand sites blocked in Egypt before constitutional amendment voteTRT

Stenbeck company Millicom admits being accessory to censorship in ChadSvD

Facebook, Instagram, And Whatsapp Experiencing Worldwide OutagesCBS

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp suffer global outageRappler

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outages all experiencing outagesSky News

Social-Media Movements Helped Drive Out African LeadersWall Street Journal

Military transition does not satisfy Sudanese: Mass sit-in continuesDabanga

Blackout in at least 20 states leaves Venezuela without lightFrance24

Venezuela: The next blackoutHeise

Euronews: Venezuela blackout

Venezuela plunges into the dark after big new blackoutEuronews

Venezuela faces a massive new blackoutLe Monde

Venezuela cuts workday, cancels school as blackouts drag onDaily Sabah

Venezuela: Reports of massive new blackoutCNN

Venezuela again left without electricityRossiyskaya Gazeta

Blackout reduces Internet connectivity in Venezuela to 10%El Nacional

Egypt blocks campaign site opposing constitutional changes – monitorReuters

Egyptian authorities block campaign on constitutional amendmentsAl Jazeera Arabic

New offensive against Sudan’s mediaReporters Without Borders

Egypt blocks petition against Sisi’s constitutional amendments hours after its launchMiddle East Eye

IRI Director: Russian law on reliable Internet in line with the global trend – Gazeta Russia

The reliability of the Runet will be ensured by a double – Komsomolskaya Pravda

Sudan’s anti-government protests face a total power outage and social media shutdownQuartz Africa

Tensions in Sudan Result in Extensive Social Media BlocksTechNadu

NetBlocks Tracks Venezuela’s Power OutageIEEE Spectrum

Blackout in Venezuela: the country is running out of electricity againBBC World

Venezuela hit by third day of blackoutsFinancial Times

Venezuelans Take to Streets in Protest as Blackout Hits Third DayWall Street Journal

As Venezuela’s Lights Flicker, Guaido Seeks an OpeningBloomberg

More blackouts hit Venezuela as opposition, government rallyAP

Venezuela’s Man-Made Power OutageCenter for Strategic and International Studies

Chronology of the blackout in Venezuela: crisis and gloom, day by dayCNN Latin America

Nearly 70% of Venezuela is left without internet due to blackout, say expertsRIA Novosti

Guaidó anuncia una gira y gran manifestación para reclamar el poder en VenezuelaABC News

96% of Venezuela’s telecommunications infrastructure is down, says NetBlocksCNN Latin America

Venezuela buckles under massive power, communications outageAP

Venezuela’s power outage threatens information blackout as internet collapsesMiami Herald

News sites in Venezuela report attacks on their servers and blocking of Twitter and SoundCloudKnight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Detectan restricciones de la plataforma Youtube en VenezuelaEl Nacional

Social networks restricted in Venezuela before Guaido’s returnTASS

Appels à manifester, retransmissions en direct… Comment la contestation s’organise sur les réseaux sociaux en Algérie20 Minutes

Mass demonstrations in Algeria and clashes near the presidential palaceCNN Arabic

Las protestas contra Buteflika desbordan ArgelLa Razón

Manifestations contre le 5e mandat : des blocages d’internet enregistrésTSA

Les réseaux sociaux, arme de la contestation en AlgérieBFMTV

Algeria blocks the internet days before its ailing president files to run for a fifth termQuartz

Tens of thousands protest in Algiers against Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term RFI

Algerian police fire teargas as tens of thousands protest against presidentThe Guardian

Algeria braces for large demonstrations against ailing President’s re-electionCNN

Algérie : les démons du passé incitent les Algériens à se faire entendre sans heurtsFrance Inter

Venezuela crisis: Border clashes as aid row intensifiesBBC

Independent digital media are helping to regain the trust of the Venezuelan peopleKnight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Ciudadanos cacerolearon en Caracas tras bloqueo de Antena 3 y Nat GeoEl Nacional

Is the blocking of YouTube and Facebook damaging Uzbekistan’s economy?BBC

Several countries turn off the internet when discontent simmersAftenposten

Zimbabwe’s internet crackdown shows the ‘economic sabotage’ of shutdownsPRI

Venezuelan opposition targeted by internet censorsAP

Venezuela censors its political crisisReporters Without Borders

When Guaido Speaks, Maduro Turns Off Venezuela’s Social MediaBloomberg

Pulling the Plug: India, Sudan, Venezuela and D.R. Congo - Al Jazeera

Cybersecurity experts report online disruptions in VenezuelaLocal10 News

Venezuela shuts down Internet amid protestsAl Jazeera

Venezuela Detains Rebel Guardsmen, Sparking Protests in CaracasBloomberg

Raids, media shutdowns and internet disruptions amid Venezuela crisisCPJ

Interrupciones en el Internet han incrementado en las últimas 28 horasEl Nacional

Maduro Fights Back With Targeted Killings and Media BlackoutBloomberg

NetBlocks denuncia bloqueos de Internet en Venezuela durante los últimos díasLa Patilla

Protests Go Viral in VenezuelaDigital Forensic Research Lab

NetBlocks: Reporta bloqueo a redes sociales tras protesta de militares en VenezuelaVOA

Cantv restringió acceso a redes sociales durante alzamiento en Cotiza, reporta Netblocks – Efecto Cocuyo

Internet shutdowns aren’t just Africa’s problem. They’re happening worldwideCNN

Zimbabwe cracks down violently on fuel protestersFinancial Times

What Happens When the Internet is Out, and the Government is to Blame?Global Press Journal

CANTV Blocks All of Wikipedia After ‘Edit War’ Erupts in Juan Guaidó’s Entry – Caracas Chronicles

Venezuela’s crisis of political legitimacy has rocked Wikipedia — and might have led to its blocking – Global Voices

Wikipedia Blocked in Venezuela amidst Mounting Political InstabilityInternational Policy Digest

Venezuela Blocks Wikipedia After Maduro ‘Ousted’ From Article, Internet Watchdog SaysHaaretz

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreadingCNN

DRC authorities cut internet and broadcast signals after electionCPJ

RDC: comment le gouvernement a privé sa population d’internetRFI

Gabon shuts down the internet and broadcasting services following coup attemptCPJ

Entire Country’s Internet Reportedly Shut Down During Armed Coup Attempt in GabonGizmodo

Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movementReuters

Net Politics and Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program Week in ReviewCouncil on Foreign Relations

Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to counter anti-govt protestsQuartz Africa

Sudan price protests continue unabated despite police violence, curfewIPPmedia

Digitala diktaturfasoner blir allt vanligaresvt Sweden

RSF decries alarming new crackdown on Sudan’s mediaReporters Without Borders

Curfews, military presence in Sudanese cities after eight killed in bread protestsMiddle East Eye

Sudan protesters use social media to mobilise crowdsTRT World

Sudan must stop trying to censor newspapers, websitesCPJ

Sudan Price Protests Continue Unabated Despite Police Violence, CurfewallAfrica

12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in SudanMada Masr

Netizen Report: Bangladeshis see censorship on all sides as elections approachGlobal Voices

Internet shutdowns cost us a lot and smother critical freedomsDaily Nation Kenya

Calculating The Cost Of Switching It OffBW Businessworld India

NetBlocks, Internet Society activate tool to track cost of internet shutdownstelecompaper

NetBlocks tool tracks cost of internet shutdownsIndex on Censorship

NetBlocks Launchs COST Tool to Calculate Cost of Internet Disruption Worldwide – iFreedoms / Bloggers Association of Kenya

Esto le costaría a México la censura de una red social por una horaRevista Cambio

The double-edged of new technology for human rights defenders – United Nations Information Center

Internet-Standards: IETF streitet über Grundrechtsrisiken bei ProtokollentwicklungHeise

Arrests, internet restrictions ahead of Cameroon presidential results – africanews

Digital rights groups round on Mali govt over internet disruptionsIT Web Africa

Ethiopia must lift internet outage in eastern region – Coalitionafricanews

Telegram messenger banned in Russia - Al Jazeera

Throughout Middle East, the Web Is Being Walled OffThe Wall Street Journal

How the internet is being mapped in real-time to fight censorshipWired UK 1

Internet blackouts could cost Iraq $40 million per day as protests spreadRudaw

Southern Iraq rages over dire living conditionsGlobal Voices

Iraq online shutdown cost ‘$40m a day’Arab News

Iraq protests spread, fuelled by anger and hopelessnessThe National

Tage des Zorns erschüttern den Südirak – Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Iraq Orders Internet Blackout To Quell ProtestsOilPrice

İnternet kesintisinin Irak’a faturası 40 milyon dolar – Anadolu Ajansı

デモ鎮圧のためにインターネットが遮断、1日当たりおよそ4000万ドルの損失にTRT Japan

Irak’ta internet yasağı ekonomik ve sosyal hayatı vurduPosta

Mobile and internet shutdowns to be tracked in Elections 2018 by DRF and BoloBhiTechJuice

Freedom of speech: Rights groups against digital blackout in pollsThe Express Tribune

Contribution to the Commission on Science and Technology for DevelopmentUN ECOSOC

Notes from RightsCon 2018: Combatting Shutdowns with COST: A Data Driven Policy Tool for Internet Freedom – Berkman Klein Center

2018 Project Workshop – Multistakeholder participation in global Internet standard setting – Exeter University Department of Politics

Sri Lankan Shutdown of Web-Based Services Creates Huge Social CostsInternet Society

Sri Lanka Internet ShutdownRayZnews Nepal

Sri Lanka Social Media User’s Association issues statement on costLanka C News

One Difference Between 2009 vs 2018 Iran Protests? 48 Million SmartphonesVOA

İranda 2009 və 2018-ci il nümayişlərinin fərqiVOA Azerbaijan

Human Rights Protocol Considerations: Bridging the Implementation GapIETF Journal

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it onThe Internet Society

Govt should strike balance between censorship, security: DRFDaily Times Pakistan

All you need to know about nation-wide internet disruptions during dharnaSamaa TV

The issue of social media networkingThe Nation

Activists assail blanket ban on social mediaThe Nation

DRF and NetBlocks find blanket and nation-wide ban on social media in Pakistan and demand it to be lifted immediatelyDigital Rights Foundation

Social Media Saved Harvey Victims In Texas — But That’s Not Really A PlanBuzzFeed

HTTP-Fehlercode 451: Tools sollen gegen Zensur helfen und sie transparent machenHeise

La cibercensura invisible, mapeadaEl Diario