Global Witness Report Finds Facebook Negligent in Screening Hate Speech Against Rohingya

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An investigative group reported that Facebook approved explicit and violent ads against the Rohingya, raising alarms over the social media platform’s negligence in regulating contents. Global Witness said they submitted eight real advertisements to Facebook, all falling under Facebook’s criteria …

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Indigenous Mayan K’iche Groups Block Roads for Second Day after Massacre

Indigenous Mayan K’iche protesters have blocked the Interamericana highway for the second day in a row with the caskets of massacre victims who were killed over the weekend. The protesters reportedly blocked the Interamaericana with the caskets of their dead, …

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Philippine Police Raid Catholic University, Arrest 21 Lumad Students

Human rights groups and activists slammed Philippine authorities after raiding a Catholic university in Cebu city, arresting at least 26 Lumad students and teachers on Feb. 15 in what police called a “rescue operation”. The Central Visayas Police, together with …

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