Facebook is being used to incite hatred in Myanmar, says the UN

UN investigators have blamed Facebook for playing a role in the possible genocide in Myanmar by disseminating hate speech, reports the Guardian. Over 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled the country following the murder of their people by Myanmar security forces. Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, said Facebook had … Continue reading “UN: Facebook is a “beast” of dissension and conflict” UN investigators have blamed Facebook for playing a role in the possible genocide in Myanmar by disseminating hate speech, reports the Guardian. Over 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled the country following the murder of their people by Myanmar security forces. Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, said Facebook had played a “determining role” in what is happening to the Rohingya Muslims:Read Full Story

Facebook is being used to incite hatred in Myanmar, says the UN

Tue 13 Mar 18 from MIT Technology Review

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UN says Facebook is accelerating ethnic violence in Myanmar

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UN probe ties Facebook to spreading hate in Myanmar crisis - CNET

UN investigators say Facebook is helping spread hate speech in a possible genocide situation.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

U.N. investigators cite Facebook role in Myanmar crisis

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. human rights experts investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar said on Monday that Facebook had played a role in spreading hate speech there.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Reuters Technology

UN Investigators Cite Facebook Role in Myanmar Crisis, Mon 12 Mar 18 from Voice of America

UN: Facebook is a “beast” of dissension and conflict

UN investigators have blamed Facebook for playing a role in the possible genocide in Myanmar by disseminating hate speech, reports the Guardian. Over 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled the country ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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