Facebook bias spurs violence in India: Rights groups

Civil rights groups on Wednesday said Facebook has failed to address dangerous content in India and demanded that the head of public policy there be removed.

Relatives of a man killed after violence erupted between police and protesters over an alleged derogatory Facebook post about Islam's Prophet Mohammad, speak to a police officer outside a burnt police station, in Bengaluru, India, 12 August 12 2020.

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United plan needed to reduce violence against women: Aroma Dutta

Parliamentarian and activist Aroma Dutta said a united plan is needed to empower women and reduce repression and violence against them.

Aroma Dutta

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

16th anniversary of 21 August grenade attack today

The nation on Friday marks the 16th anniversary of the 21 August grenade attack on a rally of then opposition Bangladesh Awami League in Dhaka aimed at making the oldest political party in the ...

Astounded Sheikh Hasina after the attack

Violence over reported Facebook post kills 3 in Bengaluru

Three people were killed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru after violence erupted between police and protesters over a reported derogatory Facebook post about the Prophet Mohammad, a senior ...

Violence in Bengaluru over reported derogatory social media post

Massive blast in Beirut kills at least 10, injures hundreds

The most powerful explosion to hit Beirut in years shook the ground, leaving some residents thinking an earthquake had struck. Dazed and weeping, some of them wounded, people walked through streets ...

A man run as smoke rises at the site of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on 4 August 2020

India plans for long haul as talks with China remain unsatisfactory

The fifth round of talks took place between the 14 Corps commander lieutenant general Harinder Singh and South Xinjiang Military District chief major general Liu Lin at Moldo on 2 August and it ...

India prime minister Narendra Modi (R) with China president Xi Jinping

Dhaka to share ordeal of Rohingyas with global youths

The virtual Rohingya camp tour will be one of the segments of "Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020" to introduce the forcibly displaced persecuted Rohingya community from Rakhine state in Myanmar to global ...

Dhaka to share ordeal of Rohingyas with global youths through Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020 that prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate virtually on 27 July

Police constable ‘rapes college student promising to marry her’

A police constable allegedly raped a college student promising to marry her at Yeakubpur village in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila

Police constable ‘rapes college student promising to marry her’

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
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