Belonging to YouTube Alphabet Inc. removed five Burmese TV channels currently under military control from its platform. It was reported that this was a reaction to a military coup in Burma and brutal police and military repression against peaceful demonstrators.
"We completed the uploads of several channels and removed a number of videos in accordance with our community policies and relevant legal provisions," said a YouTube spokeswoman.
She added that the withdrawn channels include, among others Burma's state television MRTV (Myanma Radio and Television) and military-owned Myawaddy Media, MWD Variety and MWD Myanmar. (PAP)