terrorism

In Moderation

Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It

It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Joseph Cox
2 days ago
Christchurch

Christchurch is still reeling from New Zealand’s worst mass shooting

“There’s something about Christchurch now. There’s this weird cloud over it.”
James Borrowdale
4.14.19
ISIS

The 'ISIS Matchmaker' Wants to Return to the UK

Tooba Gondal, a notorious British female ISIS recruiter and propagandist, is alive in a camp in Syria—and wants to return to Britain with her two young children.
Simon Cottee
4.4.19
Australia Today

The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder

The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. This afternoon, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Singapore

I Was on a Plane and the Pilot Announced There Was a Bomb Onboard

“Mum, are we going to be ok? Are we going to reach Changi?"
Vijay Singh
4.2.19
terrorism

How Sweden Deals With Returning ISIS Fighters

As Sweden struggles to implement laws to deal with returning ISIS fighters, a combat medic explains why he feels safer on the frontline than back in his own country.
Jonas Grönvik
3.27.19
security

Understanding the 'New IRA', Who Sent Explosives Around the UK

The dissident group recently took responsibility for the four packages found around the country, and another – as-yet un-located – parcel.
Paulie Doyle
3.24.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret
3.21.19
New Zealand mosque attacks

The Christchurch Gunman Was Stopped From Attacking a Third Target, Police Say

"Lives were saved.”
David Gilbert
3.20.19
Utrecht shooting

Everything We Know So Far About the Deadly Tram Shooting in the Netherlands

Police have identified a suspect
David Gilbert
3.19.19
content moderation

Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’

Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Joseph Cox
3.19.19
New Zealand terror

No One Reported the Christchurch Massacre While It Was Live-Streamed, Facebook Says

The video was viewed about 4,000 times in total before it was taken down
David Gilbert
3.19.19
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