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16 May 2019 | 03:34 AM UTC

Eritrea: Internet access reportedly blocked as of May 15

Eritrea News Alert

Social media and internet services are reportedly being blocked in Eritrea as of May 15 in the lead up to Independence Day celebrations on May 24

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Asmara). COUNTRY/REGION Eritrea

Event

As of Wednesday, May 15, social media and internet services are reportedly being blocked across Eritrea. According to media reports, the outage has been ongoing for at least week. However, the government has not publicly commented on the disruptions. It is unclear how long internet services will be blocked and if they will be restored before the country celebrates its Independence Day on Friday, May 24.

Advice

Individuals in Eritrea are advised to monitor developments to the situation and anticipate telecommunication disruptions.

 

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