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    Facebook says it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 11:26pm on August 16, 2018

    Facebook has been ‘too slow’ to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing...

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    Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline Buddhist group

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:54am on June 08, 2018

    Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious hate speech against Rohingya Muslims, the company said Thursday, as it...

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    Anti-Muslim hate crimes go up in US

    Reuters . Boston | Updated at 12:02am on April 24, 2018

    Hate crimes targeting US Muslims rose 15 per cent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released on Monday by advocacy...

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    Lanka needs to close space for hate speech

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    THE government took decisive action to put the lid on escalating inter ethnic violence between Sinhalese and Muslims in Gintota over the weekend which led...

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    US hate crimes rose during 2016 polls: FBI

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:05am on November 15, 2017

    Hate crimes across the United States accelerated in 2016 as the divisive election battle that saw Donald Trump elected president progressed, FBI statistics showed Monday....

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