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Anonymous uses Twitter to highlight humanitarian crisis in Burma

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The formless hacktivist collective Anonymous, which often hits the news for hacking governments, big corporations, and other websites to champion its causes, has taken to Twitter to highlight the mistreatment of the Rohingya Muslims in Burma. "Operation Rohingya" began on Sunday as an effort to bring the plight of the Rohingya people to attention of the mass media. As The Daily Dot reports, the organization's use of social networks to propel its message around the world successfully saw #OpRohingya trend on Twitter, and in the days since, we've not only seen wide coverage of the operation itself, but also fresh reporting on the situation from The Guardian. Whether The Guardian article can be attributed to Anonymous' efforts isn't sure, but it's certain that more people are aware of the crisis than before, and new #OpRohingya tweets are rolling in every minute.