Hate Speech on Facebook Is Pushing Ethiopia Dangerously Close to a Genocide
Ethnic violence set off by the assassination of a popular singer has been supercharged by hate speech and incitements shared widely on the platform.
Myanmar's Biggest MMA Star Wants His People to Be Free
Aung La Nsang is the country's most famous athlete. He is also an activist on behalf of his home state Kachin, which has been embroiled in ethnic violence for half a century.
Terrorists killed 13 people in a market attack in India
Gunmen shot into a crowd and threw hand grenades, in the country's northeastern Assam state. The government blamed separatists.
Violence Spreads in Burundi as Rwanda Warns of Genocide Risks
Just days after the high profile killing of the son of a prominent Burundian human rights activist, Rawanda's President Paul Kagame urged Burundi to avoid reverting to the ethnic violence that engulfed both countries in the 1990s.
This Algorithm Could Show When the Next Genocide Is About to Happen
Called Umati, or “crowd” in Swahili, the program monitors dangerous speech on Twitter and Facebook.
Burundi Protesters Burn Body as Violence Escalates Over President’s Bid for Third Term
Anti-government demonstrators reportedly formed lynch mobs on Thursday as clashes with suspected government supporters in the streets of Bujumbura turned deadly.
Central African Republic Bans Text Messages
Residents have been using SMS to send texts encouraging people to take to the streets and protest against the current government.
South Sudan Rebels Threaten 'Imminent Bloodbath' as Ethnic Conflict Escalates
Violence is worsening in South Sudan amid fears that ethnic killings are "spiraling out of control" and calls for sanctions grow.
Civilians Targeted As Brutal Ethnic Violence Sweeps South Sudan
The Red Cross calls for an immediate end to South Sudan killings and the UN warns that civilians have been deliberately attacked.