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Online abuse of women in Myanmar


26 January 2023

Propaganda, Online, Hate speech, Women

BBC Newsnight

Almost exactly two years since the military coup in Myanmar, Newsnight has exclusive evidence that women who speak up against the regime are especially in danger.

Research shared with the programme shows that pro-military social media accounts are systematically targeting women who speak up against the regime, flooding their accounts with hate speech and doxxing, meaning their private information is posted publicly alongside calls for violence.

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