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Uber Passenger Claims Driver Shouted 'Muslim Women Must Keep Quiet' Before Violent Attack: Muaida Mughal claims her driver suddenly attacked her and violently yanked her from his car in what she alleged was "a racist" assault. On her way to the waterfront in Toronto, Canada, Mughal said she was told to "just keep quiet" because she was a Pakistani Muslim. Express article here
Atlanta Woman Leaving Bar Says Uber Driver Raped Her: The woman said the driver attacked her and then left her on the street. The 20-year-old victim said she was hanging out with a group of her high school friends and decided to go home after spending time at a bar the evening of Aug. 13. WSB-TV Atlanta article here
Helsinki Uber Drivers Now Face Criminal Charges When Caught: Police are criminally charging drivers caught working for the TNC. Previously, drivers found behind the wheel of an Uber only faced a misdemeanor fine. Chief Inspector Pekka SeppäläIf says if an investigation reveals a driver has worked for Uber a long time, they could be forced to pay back their ill-gotten gains. YLE article here
Uber Sues Over Rules Requiring Drivers Take English Test: Drivers from non-English speaking countries will have to pass a language exam before securing a private hire permit in London starting Oct. 1. The TNC is not happy with the new rules -- so much that it has now filed a lawsuit against the measure. CNN Money article here
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