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Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims
March 22, 2022

Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
A leading advocacy group claims that the platform's ability to detect Burmese-language hate speech "remains abysmally poor.”

Myanmar Junta Set to Pass Draconian Cyber Security Law
January 31, 2022

Myanmar Junta Set to Pass Draconian Cyber Security Law

By Sebastian Strangio
Among the provisions is a ban on VPNs, which the population has used to circumvent state controls on social media networks like Facebook.
Facebook Bans Myanmar Military-linked Companies From its Platforms
December 09, 2021

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military-linked Companies From its Platforms

By Sebastian Strangio
The firm's announcement came a day after a group of Rohingya refugees sued Facebook's parent company for facilitating genocide.

US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content
September 23, 2021

US Court Orders Facebook to Hand Over Deleted Anti-Rohingya Content

By Sebastian Strangio
In a ruling, the court stated that Facebook’s citing of a privacy provision to withhold the records from Myanmar was “rich with irony.”

Internet ‘Whitelist’ Highlights Myanmar Military’s Wishful Economic Thinking
May 26, 2021

Internet ‘Whitelist’ Highlights Myanmar Military’s Wishful Economic Thinking

By Sebastian Strangio
Facebook and Twitter are out. A suite of business applications and messaging services are in.

Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads
February 25, 2021

Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads

By Associated Press
In a statement, the tech giant said that it was treating the post-coup situation in Myanmar as an "emergency."

Myanmar Junta Readies Draconian Cyber-Security Legislation
February 12, 2021

Myanmar Junta Readies Draconian Cyber-Security Legislation

By Sebastian Strangio
The draft law is clearly intended to rein in the use of social media by the country's burgeoning Civil Disobedience Movement.
Myanmar Blocks Facebook as Resistance Grows to Coup
February 04, 2021

Myanmar Blocks Facebook as Resistance Grows to Coup

By Associated Press
The move came amid a growing campaign of civil disobedience following Monday's military takeover.

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