Pervasive Hate Speech and the Role of Facebook in Myanmar
10 November 2020 8:30 pm

FORUM-ASIA released its #FAagainstHateSpeech poster series in the lead up to Myanmar’s general elections scheduled on 8 November. In week before the elections, FORUM-ASIA highlighted cases of hate speech across Asia and will offer recommendations drawn from its briefing paper ‘Pervasive Hate Speech and the Role of Facebook in Myanmar’. The briefing paper is a synthesis of FORUM-ASIA’s documentation, conducted in collaboration with its partner Athan, on various cases of hate speech on Facebook that showed that, despite efforts from Facebook, hate speech remains rampant and unaddressed in Myanmar

Please click here to read the complete Briefing paper.