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Tunisia's ban on Facebook lifted

Categories: Advocacy, Tunisia

The ban [1] on the popular social networking website Facebook [2] has been lifted in Tunisia since yesterday 3 September 2008 after a massive protest by Tunisian Netizens. Tens of Facebook groups [3] protesting the ban have popped up in recent weeks surrounding this issue. But, according to Al Chourouk newspaper, the President Ben Ali intervened personally [4] ordering the lifting of the ban and restoring access to the website.