Facebook’s Power in Myanmar

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Tønnesson, Stein (2021) Facebook’s Power in Myanmar, PRIO Blog, 5 February.

​Facebook is Myanmar’s dominant media platform. Now the country is again a dictatorship. In 2018, Facebook banned commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing for his role in the expulsion of the Rohingya. Now, as the country’s new dictator, he temporarily shuts down Facebook.

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