has had down channels linked to five TV stations run by Myanmar’s military (Tatmadaw) in the wake of further violence in the country. The service told the it removed the channels for breaking its community guidelines but it didn’t explain the decision any further. On the list of removed channels were ones for Myanmar Television and Radio and Myawaddy Media, which air news, tatmadaw and sports propaganda.
A large number of peaceful protestors this week during demonstrations against last month’s coup. Protesters have organized rallies online and shared footage of violence completed by the military and police. The Tatmadaw responded by social media marketing services and occasionally entirely.
YouTube removed a large number of other channels linked to the military following Myanmar’s elections this past year. It’s not the only real social media marketing giant to do this to stem Tatmadaw’s attempts to . Week facebook and Instagram banned the military from those platforms last, alongside ads by Tatmadaw-owned businesses. On February 2nd facebook blocked Mywaddy, day following the coup the.