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Ugandan human rights lawyer’s arrest exposes use of national ID for surveillance

A Ugandan human rights lawyer’s recent arrest highlights the country’s surveillance and government control via the use of the national…

 

Privacy International warns that biometrics at sports stadiums infringe on human rights

The use of facial recognition at sports stadiums and arenas represents a threat to people’s rights to privacy and to…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

UN’s counter-terrorist travel biometrics poses human rights risk: Special Rapporteur

The United Nations’ travel surveillance system, which collects biometric data to track down terrorists, should be paused and “urgently reviewed,”…

 

Study argues biometrics can undermine human rights in digital border governance

A recent study conducted in a collaboration between the University of Essex and the Office of the United Nations High…

 

Biometric data collection avoided in Ukraine aid delivery over human rights concerns

From Ukraine to the Indian states of Manipur and Mizoram, the collection of biometric data for those seeking asylum raises…

 

Human rights organizations say EU’s biometric border controls negatively impact migrants

The continuous and expansive use of digital technologies such as biometrics in the implementation of digital border control policies known…

 

ECJ hits Russia with human rights violations due to facial recognition use

The European Court of Human Rights (ECJ) has decided unanimously that Russia is guilty of human rights violations due to…

 

The EU is leaving human rights in AI Act to tech standards groups — researchers

A noted data-impact research publisher has identified what it generously describes as a regulatory misalignment in efforts to regulate biometrics…

 

Australian commission calls for human rights law to curb AI bias

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has recommended a new national human rights law to reduce potential discrimination caused by…

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