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Myanmar activists launch rare anti-hate speech drive

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Dozens of activists took to the streets of Myanmar's main city Rangoon Friday for a rare campaign against anti-hate speech in a country wracked by sectarian violence and rising Buddhist nationalism. 

An anti-hate speech activist (R) delivers stickers urging people to “watch what we say so that hate between mankind does not proliferate”, on a street in Yangon on April 4, 2014

Volunteers urged passers-by to focus on promoting social harmony in the former junta-ruled nation, where scores have been killed and tens of thousands left homeless in anti-Muslim unrest since 2012.

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