Voice for the Voiceless: Active Sampling to Detect Comments Supporting the Rohingyas

  title={Voice for the Voiceless: Active Sampling to Detect Comments Supporting the Rohingyas},
  author={Shriphani Palakodety and Ashiqur R. KhudaBukhsh and J. Carbonell},
The Rohingya refugee crisis is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of modern times with more than 600,000 Rohingyas rendered homeless according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. While it has received sustained press attention globally, no comprehensive research has been performed on social media pertaining to this large evolving crisis. In this work, we construct a substantial corpus of YouTube video comments (263,482 comments from 113,250 users in 5,153 relevant videos… Expand
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