Outsourced Facebook content moderators face trauma, exploitation and other stories

Today we look at the exploitation faced by outsourced Facebook workers in Kenya, the worsening crisis in Yemen amid a UN aid shortfall, and more

February 17, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at an investigation by TIME into the condition of workers at Facebook’s outsourced content moderation office in Nairobi, Kenya; the UN’s urgent funding appeal to address the severe crisis in Yemen as fighting escalates; the imprisonment of activist and head of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, Khitam Sa’afan, by an Israeli military court; and the arrest of former Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez in an extradition appeal filed by the U.S. on charges related to drug trafficking.