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Tue Apr 6, 2021, 08:48 PM

Facebook is letting China run state ads denying the abuse of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang

and staffers are reportedly raising concerns internally

Facebook employees are uneasy about ads the Chinese government is running on the platform about life in Xinjiang, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The region of Xinjiang is home to most of China's Uyghur Muslim ethnic minority. In February, the UN's human-rights chief said there was a need for an "independent and comprehensive assessment" of human rights in Xinjiang following reports of mass detention centers, sexual violence, and forced labor. The Biden administration has accused Beijing of "genocide" against Uyghurs.

The ads show people saying that their lives in Xinjiang are improving and that Western countries are trying to destabilize China, The Journal reported. Facebook is banned in mainland China, but the Chinese government can take out ads.

The Journal said Facebook employees first raised complaints about the ads in an internal forum for Muslim staffers.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/facebook-letting-china-run-state-102628387.html

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 08:51 PM

1. Well of course they are.

Some of the individuals that work there might take issue.

But facebook, as an extension of Mark Zuckerberg, dont give a fuck about what those ads say...only that the check cleared.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 09:29 PM

2. Glad I left these platforms three years ago...

People running them have no principals or morals on anything that matters.

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