Facebook’s ‘double standard’ on hate speech against Russians

[Produced with my colleague Rina Chandran and published here on March 17, 2022]

BANGKOK/BEIRUT, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Facebook’s decision to allow hate speech against Russians due to the war in Ukraine breaks its own rules on incitement, and shows a “double standard” that could hurt users caught in other conflicts, digital rights experts and activists said.

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