This statement was originally published on on 6 September 2018.

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Earlier this week, Facebook was blocked in the Libyan capital Tripoli and surrounding cities, as fighting between armed militias raged. On 3 September, Reuters reported that the blocking started around noon local time, and that while residents were able to access other websites, Facebook was inaccessible.

Källa: What role does Facebook play in Libya’s civil war? – IFEX

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