In Myanmar, “Facebook has now turned into a beast,” UN investigators say

United Nations officials say that social media has had a “determining role” in anti-Rohingya Muslim violence in Myanmar, which the organization itself has called “ethnic cleansing.” And, “as far as the Myanmar situation is concerned, social media is Facebook, and Facebook is social media,” said Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the organization’s fact-finding mission on the country, according to Reuters.

In Myanmar, which is still effectively controlled by the military, Facebook is...

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