Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from September, 2017
"Silence is consent. Our silence is troubling. We need to speak out about this, we need to get angry, we need to help them."
"Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine State."
Salvadoran journalists face violent threats on social media, Japanese activists stomp on hateful tweets and Chile doubles down on data retention.
Violence in Northwest Myanmar Sparks an Information War Online with Anti-Rohingya Hate Speech and Fake Photos
Malicious propaganda, hate speech, and false photos are making it difficult to verify information coming from the conflict in northwest Myanmar.
"They are experiencing what we cannot even imagine! #Rohingyawearewithyou"
"Surely Modi's government must know of the terrible suffering these Rohingya have fled from."
"...at least few more hours of walk[ing] before they can rest and maybe one kind villager will show up and offer them some food and some water."