Written by Zulfick Farzan
03 Apr, 2022 | 9:10 am
COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka has blocked access to Social Media following a request by the Ministry of Defense. This was confirmed by the Secretary to the Ministry of Technology.
The move comes after the government decided to impose an nation-wide curfew that came into effect from 6 PM on Saturday (2) to 6 AM on Monday (4).
Nation-wide Protests :
Nation-wide ‘Peoples Protests’, were planned for Sunday (3), most publicly affirming zero political affiliation. The protests were mostly organized via social media platforms, and comes after a large protest at the President’s private residence in the outskirts of Colombo on the 31st of March.
Social Media Activist detained :
Social Media Activist Thisara Anurudhdha Bandara was arrested on Saturday (2) for allegedly creating panic among the public via social media.
Very late at night, court granted bail to Bandara.
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