Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings

Sri Lanka’s president ordered an end to the country’s temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government issued a statement today calling on the public “to use social media responsibly even though the ban is lifted, due to the prevailing situation in the country.”
Source: New York Times


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