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Iris scanning of refugees is disproportionate and dangerous — What’s happening behind IrisGuard’s closed doors?

12 Apr 2021

Refugees should not be required to hand over personal biometric data in exchange for basic needs such as purchasing food. However, iris scan tech is reportedly being used by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan.

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Iris scanning of refugees is disproportionate and dangerous — What’s happening behind IrisGuard’s closed doors?
12 Apr 2021
Iris scanning of refugees is disproportionate and dangerous — What’s happening behind IrisGuard’s closed doors?