Facebook report affirms the platform didn’t do enough to prevent violence in Myanmar

Facebookhas been used by bad actors to spread misinformation and hate in Myanmar.Image: SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP/Getty Images A night before the U.S. midterm elections, Facebook has dropped an independent report into the platform’s effect in Myanmar. The report into Facebook’s impact on human rights within the country was commissioned by…

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Outcry as boy, 13, dies after beating from teacher in Tanzania

Death of Sperius Eradius has led to demands for review of corporal punishment in schools, where violence is widespread Campaigners have urged the Tanzanian government to review corporal punishment in schools after a 13-year-old boy died following a beating by his teacher. Sperius Eradius, from the northern Kagera province, died…

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