"False rumors set Buddhist against Muslim in Sri Lanka, the most recent in a global spate of violence fanned by social media"
April 21, 2018
Written By: 
Amanda Taub and Max Fisher

 

Photo: Adam Dean for The New York Times

 

Last weekend, the New York Times published an interesting detailed story regarding Facebook’s role in spreading Islamophobia and violence in Sri Lanka. This gives a picture of what is happening in Burma as well. Where is the will to rein in hate and violence? 

 

Read the full New York Times article here.
 

 

 

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