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03 May 2020

EU shores up Libyan coast guard amid Covid-19 scare

"The European Union is reshuffling budgets to further shore up Libya's coast guard and the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

03 May 2020

7 Billion Suspects: The Surveillance Society (ARTE documentary)

"More than 500 million cameras on our planet allow authorities to monitor our every move. In America, facial recognition is used to identify suspects. In France, smart cameras claim to analyse the emotional state of citizens on the street. And in China, surveillance cameras can identify criminals from how they walk. As sophisticated AI technology transforms surveillance in the name of fighting terrorism, are we all now suspects?"

03 May 2020

UK: NHS staff coronavirus inquests told not to look at PPE shortages

"Inquests into coronavirus deaths among NHS workers should avoid examining systemic failures in provision of personal protective equipment (PPE), coroners have been told, in a move described by Labour as very worrying.

02 May 2020

EU condemns attacks on press freedom during COVID-19 crisis

"Ahead of World Press Freedom Day, Germany's foreign minister said independent journalism is being weakened during the coronavirus pandemic. The EU also warned that media freedom is under threat in several countries."

01 May 2020

UK: Covid-19 and European prison population changes

"How do European states compare with England and Wales? Our latest infographics illustrate prison population changes across Europe in response to Covid-19."

 

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