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Azerbaijan: Internet outages reported ahead of 11 March protests

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Digital Activism, Politics, Protest, Technology

SEMIÇKA – OLUBDUR, OLUR, OLACAQ… reports that residents of Sabirabad, an area which recently had protests dispersed by police, say that Internet connections have been restricted ahead of 11 March [1]. The blog quotes an Azerbaijani opposition representative who alleges that the difficulties are related to the use of online social networking sites and are political.