قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home / Tag Archives: Myanmar (page 7)

Tag Archives: Myanmar

Myanmar judge rejects application for dismissal of the case against two detained Reuters reporters

YANGON (Reuters) – A judge rejected Wednesday's motion to dismiss a case against two Reuters reporters imprisoned in Myanmar after he was accused of possessing secret government documents. Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted by the police after a trial in Yangon, Myanmar, on April 11, 2018. REUTERS / Ann Wang A court in Yangon has held preliminary hearings …

Read More »

Myanmar judge rejects application for dismissal of the case against two detained Reuters reporters

YANGON (Reuters) – A judge rejected Wednesday's motion to dismiss a case against two Reuters reporters imprisoned in Myanmar after he was accused of possessing secret government documents. Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is being escorted by the police on April 11, 2018, before a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS / Ann Wang A court in Yangon has held …

Read More »

Myanmar groups accuse Facebook of not restraining hate speech

Myanmar's human rights groups say Facebook (FB) has failed to adequately tackle online hate speech against the country's Muslim minority. Phandeyar, a digital innovation lab, and five other groups wrote an open letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who in a recent interview successfully launched the social media platform against the Rohingya community, which is being persecuted in …

Read More »

When Facebook turns into a "beast": Myanmar activists say social media is helping genocide

The rhetoric targets almost exclusively the disenfranchised minority of Rohingya Muslims, a target of a continuing violence and abuse campaign by the Burmese military claiming to target terrorists. Human rights activists inside The country and the outside world report to CNN that posts ranging from recirculated news articles from pro-government outlets to fake or counterfeit photos and even anti-Rohingya cartoons. …

Read More »

Could Facebook Have Helped Stop Hate Speech in Myanmar?

Of all the reckoning's recently brought to bear on Facebook – from one's role in election to exposure of users' data – the one that staff in Menlo Park, Calif. reportedly facilitated ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. U.N. Investigators have accused of being a "determining role" in violence that has driven nearly 700,000 Muslims Rohingya out of the country and killed …

Read More »

Myanmar Groups Slam Facebook CEO for Playing Down Problems | News and opinion

An attempt by Mark Zuckerberg to clear the air around Facebook does not go well with civil society groups in Myanmar, where the social networking service is blamed for ethnic violence. On Thursday, the groups released a letter Zuckerberg, who reported in an interview with Vox Media, which was published earlier this week, about Facebook's problems in the country Zuckerberg …

Read More »

Myanmar groups criticize Zuckerberg for hate speech amid ethnic cleansing

Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg David Ramos / Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook were criticized by Burmese organizations on suspicion of genocide in the country The Facebook CEO was accused of not taking enough action against hate speech and direct incitement to violence in Myanmar [19659004] Thousands of Rohingya Muslims had to leave their homes. The UN …

Read More »

Facebook Scans the photos and links you send to Messenger

Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send on Facebook Messenger and reads chats when they appear to moderators, and makes sure the content complies with company rules. If this is not the case, it will be blocked or dismantled. The company confirmed the practice after an interview published earlier this week with Chief Executive Officer . Mark …

Read More »