Tag: Freedom of Assembly
Instead of banning facial recognition, some governments in Latin America want to make it official
16 Dec 2020 •
Buenos Aires, Brasilia, and Uruguay are pushing for use of facial recognition systems for “public security,” seeking to authorize the invasive and harmful use of mass surveillance tools. Civil society must fight back.
Pandemics, protests, and power in digital spaces: the 44th U.N. Human Rights Council Session in review
26 Aug 2020 •
In the context of COVID-19 and a wave of protests across the globe, the U.N. Human Rights Council held its 44th session. Here’s our read-out on the reports and resolutions that are key for defending digital rights around the world.