Facebook’s Own Training Materials Fell for Fake News
As the 2 billion user-strong platform grapples with misinformation, a training document for Facebook content moderators incorrectly claimed an image was of violence in Myanmar.
Dalai Lama Says Myanmar's Opposition Leader Can Help Save the Rohingya People
The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader urged Myanmar's pro-democracy opposition leader to "do something" amid mass migration and human trafficking crisis.
Having a Tibetan Sky Burial Means Birds Will Slowly Eat Your Corpse
Tibetan Buddhists have been performing sky burials for centuries, and it's one of the most economical—but also totally gory—funeral practices in the world.
Meet the Violent Buddhists Starting Riots in Sri Lanka
On June 15 a violent mob ripped through three neighboring towns in southwestern Sri Lanka. The horde explicitly targeted Muslims, slinging Molotov cocktails, burning bikes, and looting homes and businesses. The instigators were members of an extremist...