Deutsche Welle website partially blocked in Belarus

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Deutsche Welle website partially blocked in Belarus
© Provided by dw.com German media outlet Deutsche Welle is based in Bonn and Berlin

The website of Germany’s public state-owned international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) was partially blocked in Belarus on Thursday.

When trying to access the site in Belarus on the computer, a standard message from the country’s government appears, informing users that the website has been restricted.

Cell phone access

The portal is still accessible via a cell phone, according to DW sources in Belarus.

Earlier on Thursday, websites of a number of other media outlets in Belarus — including weekly, independent newspaper Novy Chas (New Time in English) — had also been blocked.

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