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Facebook accused of promoting violence against Rohingya in Myanmar

By France24
03 October 2022   |   6:53 am
Amnesty International accuses Facebook of exacerbating human rights violations in Myanmar. It claims the social network proactively "amplified" anti-Rohingya content back in 2017, when the country's military launched a deadly crackdown on the ethnic minority.

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