David Gilbert


ISIS Is Experimenting with This New Blockchain Messaging App

BCM allows administrators to create “supergroups” of up to 100,000 people.
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A New Zealand Rescue Team Will Risk Their Lives to Bring Back Volcano Victims' Bodies

Experts are warning there's a significant chance the volcano could erupt again, but victims' families have been outraged by the government's slow response.
David Gilbert
3 days ago
UK election

It's the UK's Most Important Election in a Generation. Here's What You Need to Know.

Brexit, the National Health Service, and climate change are all on the ballot on Thursday.
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4 days ago
rohingya crisis

Human Rights Icon Aung San Suu Kyi Is in Court Defending Claims of Genocide in Myanmar

She's accused of overseeing a military campaign that has used gang rape, mass murder, and other atrocities against the Rohingya.
David Gilbert

WhatsApp Is Kicking Kashmiris Out of Their Accounts

Kashmir has been cut off from the world for four months. Now, the internet shutdown could wipe out people's photos, videos, and cherished memories.
David Gilbert

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.
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Bestiality, 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

The Russian Social Network Letting ISIS Back Online

When ISIS claimed responsibility for the London Bridge stabbing attack, they did it using a little-known Russian messaging app.
David Gilbert

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."
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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."
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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

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