February 16, 2019

Bangladesh Unblocks Facebook After 21 Days

Bangladesh unblocks Facebook

State Minister for Telecommunications Tarana Halim told the media on Thursday that the government has cleared the decision to unblock the social media site.

However, a decision on other blocked social media apps, like Viber and WhatsApp will be taken later, she told the media.

The minister called the telecoms regulator’s chief during the media briefing and told him to open access to Facebook.

On Nov 18, access to Facebook, its messenger app and some other communication apps were blocked on grounds of national security.

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