Togo Internet shutdown - September 2017

On 5 September 2017, at about 10am, the government of Togo cut off the Internet. The plan was to limit the threat from a growing number of young people around the country who were mobilising online and talking of toppling the government.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Togo, Internet shutdown

Posted on Friday 29 September 2017

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