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Facebook to hire for a unique new role

By Sheetal Sukhija, Tajikistan News
16 Sep 2018, 23:57 GMT+10

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The world's biggest social media network is offering a unique new job role. 

The company is looking at hiring a Human Rights Policy Director - someone who would working with the firm's product teams to ensure that the company is a positive force.

In a post on its website, the company has stated that the new director would help promote peace, human freedoms and build strong communities while simultaneously crack down those who "enable harm, stifle expression and undermine human rights."

Further, the company's listing states, "We are looking for a Director of Human Rights Policy to coordinate our company-wide effort to address human rights abuses, including by both state and non-state actors."

The new role being offered comes as the company is facing allegations of human rights violations over the misuse of its platform by the Myanmar government to fuel atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

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