David Gilbert

coronavirus

Here's How China Is Hunting Down Coronavirus Critics

Post something about coronavirus online? Expect a visitor at your door.
David Gilbert
17 hours ago
coronavirus

At Least 50 People Have Died From Coronavirus in One Town in Iran

The health minister has blamed the outbreak on “people who entered illegally from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and China.”
David Gilbert
20 hours ago
Germany

Germany Has the World’s Strictest Hate Speech Rules. Even They Couldn’t Stop the Hanau Suspect’s YouTube Video.

And a controversial new law, which mandates tech companies report suspicious posts to the police, wouldn't have flagged it either.
David Gilbert
5 days ago
coronavirus

China Just Kicked Out 3 Foreign Journalists For Negative Coronavirus Coverage

Beijing gave the Wall Street Journal reporters five days to leave the country after the paper published an opinion piece criticizing China's response to the outbreak.
David Gilbert
2.19.20
coronavirus

Shocking Videos Show Chinese Authorities Humiliating People For Not Wearing Masks

One video shows a man being tied up by his neighbors, who forced him to wear a bra as a mask.
David Gilbert
2.18.20
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Begging Europe to Regulate Facebook: ‘It Will Be Better for Everyone’

But experts say he is once again abdicating responsibility for the worst content on the platform and lobbying to keep regulations toothless.
David Gilbert
2.17.20
coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak Just Got Much, Much Worse

Chinese officials reported almost 15,000 new infections on a single day, bringing the total number to over 60,000 worldwide.
David Gilbert
2.13.20
coronavirus

Here’s How China Is Silencing Coronavirus Critics in the U.S.

As Chinese tech companies have gone global, so has China’s ability to censor communications outside of the mainland.
David Gilbert
2.12.20
venezuela

Juan Guaidó’s World Tour Ended With an Angry Mob Attacking Him at the Airport Chanting ‘Fascist’ and ‘Murderer’

One employee of the state-run airline even poured a can of soda over the opposition leader.
David Gilbert
2.12.20

China Arrested a Whistleblower Who Shot Viral Video of Coronavirus Corpses in Wuhan

Fang Bin refused to leave his home so police blocked the exits and firefighters broke down his door.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
Ireland

Ireland Just Took One Step Closer to Reunification

Sinn Féin, the republican party with deep ties to sectarian violence, has gone from fringe to mainstream, setting the stage for a reunification referendum.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
china

The Obamas Backed This Oscar-Nominated Documentary. Republican Blue-Collar Workers Still Love It.

The film, "American Factory," looks at the challenges of a Chinese company setting up shop in the middle of America’s Rust Belt.
David Gilbert
2.8.20
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