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Hate Crime

Hate Crime

TikTok cracks down on hate of religions, races

Expanded rules against promoting hateful ideologies at TikTok include barring “misinformation and hurtful stereotypes” about Jewish, Muslim and other communities, the company said in a blog post

Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken on 27 November 2019

Myanmar erases names of Rohingya villages, UN map makers follow suit

The satellite images show the base built on the site of Kan Kya doubled in size in the past year and two helipads were added. A new road has been built over the site of another razed village nearby ...

A police officer stands in a house that was burnt down during the days of violence in Maungdaw, Myanmar, on 30 August 2017

Facebook shares ‘first data set’ on Myanmar with UN investigators

Myanmar denies genocide and says its forces were conducting legitimate operations against militants who attacked police posts

Rohingyas flee Rakhine state in Myanmar due to military atrocities to neighbouring Bangladesh

BJP plans to block Congress leader’s motions against summoning Facebook

With Shashi Tharoor moving a privilege motion against a BJP MP for questioning his power to unilaterally summon Facebook representatives to a Parliamentary Standing Committee, the BJP has realised ...

Indian Congress leader 
Shashi Tharoor

Indian parliamentary panel to question Facebook on content regulation policy

Facebook and its top lobbying executive in India, Ankhi Das, have faced criticism after a news report said she opposed applying hate-speech rules to some Hindu nationalist individuals and groups, and ...

Ajit Mohan, vice president and managing director, Facebook India, leaves after an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, India, on 13 June 2019

Facebook has not shared ‘evidence’ of Myanmar crime: UN investigator

The head of a UN investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes”, despite vowing to work with investigators looking into abuses in the country ...

Rohingyas flee Rakhine state in Myanmar due to military atrocities to neighbouring Bangladesh

Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organised hate' policy

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of US president Donald Trump for violating its policy against organised hate

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken on 25 March 2020

Virus misinformation fuels hatred against India's Muslims

Gayur Hassan's Hindu neighbours came at night, throwing stones at his family's home in a northern Indian village and setting his workshop on fire. All because his son "liked" a social media post.

Virus misinformation fuels hatred against India's Muslims

Germany to tighten screws on online hate speech

With growing dangers from far-right extremist groups and torrents of threats against politicians, Germany is set to toughen online speech laws and tighten the screws on social networks.Ministers in ...

Germany to tighten screws on online hate speech

Rohingya genocide trial to protect humanity

The hearing on the Gambia’s allegations of genocide on Rohingya against Myanmar begins at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). On 11 November, on behalf of the 57-nation Organisation for Islamic ...

Rohingya genocide trial to protect humanity
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