Well-known purveyor of anti-Rohingya social media posts, Ashin Wirathu, is an enormously influential hard-line monk who turned to Facebook after he was banned from public preaching for a year by the government. Photo: Reuters

Fake news and social media fuelling Myanmar’s ‘ugly renaissance of genocidal propaganda’ against Rohingya

An endless stream of provocative photos and cartoons claims there is no “ethnic cleansing” against Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority

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Well-known purveyor of anti-Rohingya social media posts, Ashin Wirathu, is an enormously influential hard-line monk who turned to Facebook after he was banned from public preaching for a year by the government. Photo: Reuters
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