Internet disrupted in Russia amid anti-Kremlin protests on January 23, 2021.
Iran blocked Telegram, used by half of the country's 81 million people, after mass anti-government protests in 2018.
India restored 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir in 2021, February – 18 months after imposing a wide communications blackout.
Burundi blocked social media access during presidential elections in 2020.
In 2019, Zimbabwe's government blocked Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp for seven days, amid deadly protests that killed at least 12 people.
Nigeria's government proposed a "frivolous petitions" bill to regulate social media. The punishment for social media posts criticizing the said law would be jail time and a $10,000 fine.
On November 30, 2020, social media was disrupted for three days amid protests in Havana by a group calling for artistic freedom.