Internet shut down continues in Rakhine | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:48 AM, July 23, 2019

Internet shut down continues in Rakhine

A sweeping internet shutdown in Myanmar’s conflict-hit Rakhine state went into its fifth week yesterday as residents called on the government to end an information blackout that rights groups say could provide cover for rights abuses. Mobile phone operators suspended internet data on June 21 in eight townships across northern Rakhine and one in neighbouring Chin state -- where soldiers are fighting ethnic Rakhine rebels known as the Arakan Army (AA) who want greater autonomy.

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Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

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