Human rights must be safeguarded while fighting coronavirus

Branka Marijan Analysis and Commentary, Emerging Technologies, Featured

As global anxiety grows about the profound impact of the COVID-19 crisis, it may seem that no stone should be left unturned to resolve it. But governments’ use of technology presents clear risks of misuse and abuse. As the crisis unfolds, the methods used by states to tackle it will demand careful public scrutiny, rooted on legitimate expectations of enhanced transparency.

Call for independent review into use of Canadian-made armoured vehicles in Saudi Arabia

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons, Featured, News

A coalition of human rights and arms control groups sent a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, related to the report released by Global Affairs in May …