Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they are interrogated after crossing into Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they are interrogated after crossing into Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for US$150 billion for failing to stem hate speech

  • The complaint, lodged in California, argues that Facebook’s algorithms promote disinformation and extremist thought that translates to real-world violence
  • Rohingyas face widespread discrimination in Myanmar, with a military-backed campaign seeing hundreds of thousands driven into Bangladesh in 2017

Topic |   Myanmar
Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they are interrogated after crossing into Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they are interrogated after crossing into Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
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