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How activists are using Facebook in Myanmar for democratic ends, but Facebook itself also facilitated hate speech
When Facebook was used in Myanmar as a platform for hate speech and organised violence against Rohingya, the company was quick to deflect blame.
Many Asian countries still do not understand the nature of enforced disappearance, and often believe the issue is not relevant in their countries.
China is involved in historical denialism that enables the Party-state to continue human rights abuses against vulnerable linguistic communities.