MEGAN SPECIA and PAUL MOZUR / New York TImes - 2 years ago
  • In Myanmar, Facebook is so dominant that to many people it is the internet itself.
  • Monks in Yangon, Myanmar, studying at the Ywama Monastery, which supports the Buddhist nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement.
  • For example, since the government crackdown against the Rohingya began, Zaw Htay, a spokesman for the country’s de facto leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, has shared dozens of posts on his Facebook page and Twitter account that include images said to show Rohingya burning their own homes.