David Gilbert

uber

Over 3,000 People Reported Being Sexually Assaulted in an Uber Last Year

The company says that in 2017 and 2018, it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the U.S., 500 of which were reported rapes.
David Gilbert
7 hours ago
kashmir

Kashmir's Internet Shutdown Just Got Even Worse

People in Kashmir have been cut off from the world for four months. Now, the internet shutdown is wiping out their photos, videos, and cherished memories.
David Gilbert
a day ago
uighurs

China Is Very Angry That Congress Pointed Out it Is Committing Massive Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang

China has imprisoned about a million Uighurs and Kazakhs in "reeducation camps" that escapees describe as prisons where their human rights were routinely violated.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
Donald Trump

World Leaders Are Openly Mocking Trump at the NATO Summit

Boris Johnson, Emmanuel Macron, and Justin Trudeau commiserated about Trump, and the cameras at Buckingham Palace caught it.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
Facebook

Beastiality, Stabbings, and Child Porn: Why Facebook Moderators Are Suing the Company for Trauma

“My first day on the job, I witnessed someone being beaten to death with a plank of wood with nails in it and repeatedly stabbed.”
David Gilbert
3 days ago
NORTH KOREA

North Korea Built the 'Epitome of Civilization' Using Slave Labor

Kim Jong Un celebrated the opening of a new village, complete with a ski slope and a sports stadium, that was built by unpaid "volunteers."
David Gilbert
Tim Marcin
3 days ago
ISIS

Islamic State Can’t Find an Online Home — So They Might Build Their Own App

Experts worry that a dedicated ISIS platform would make it harder to track the terrorist group's movements and anticipate attacks.
David Gilbert
3 days ago
zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Is Trying to Build a China Style Surveillance State

“It has everything it needs to give the ruling Zanu-PF party and its agents in government the legal basis to imprison opponents using the internet.”
David Gilbert
4 days ago
Donald Trump

Trump Won’t Take Part in This Week’s Landmark Impeachment Hearings

In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee, his lawyers complained about a "complete lack of due process."
David Gilbert
4 days ago
iraq

Iraq’s Prime Minister is Resigning After Nearly 400 Protesters Have Been Killed

Adel Abdul-Mahdi oversaw the security force's brutal crackdown on protesters.
David Gilbert
11.29.19
London Bridge

What We Know About the Police Shooting on London Bridge

Police shot a man suspected of stabbing multiple people on London Bridge, and are treating the incident as "terror-related."
David Gilbert
Tim Marcin
11.29.19
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson Was Replaced With an Ice Sculpture During a TV Climate Debate. Now He's Threatening the Channel's License.

Johnson's communications director accused Channel 4 of staging a “provocative partisan stunt” and showing “a pattern of bias.”
David Gilbert
11.29.19
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