Apr 27 , 2024

5 Countries Where WhatsApp Is Banned

By True Scoop

UAE: WhatsApp faces significant restrictions due to stringent regulations on VOIP

It hinders the government’s monitoring system which is why the platform is banned

China: Strict censorship policies limit WhatsApp’s functionality in this country

There are challenges persisting even with alternative access methods like VPNs.

Oman: Bans on key features like voice calling are enforced to protect the interests of locals

It also impacts the working of local telecom companies

North Korea: With heavily regulated internet access, only a select few have permission to use the internet

Foreign social media apps like WhatsApp are prohibited

Syria: Amidst a civil war, the Syrian government intensified control over communication

This led to ban on WhatsApp perceived as a tool for activists and rebels

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