Since the start of the pandemic, an army of companies - from the Big Tech players down to start-ups most of us haven’t heard of yet - rushed to be part of the Covid-19 response. This is the transformative ‘disruption’ to the healthcare sector they’ve been betting on - it just arrived a little differently than expected. But while they look set to cash in during the crisis, it could come at a terrible cost to our privacy.
Reacting to the Russian and Chinese veto of a UN Security Council draft Resolution that would have renewed the provision of cross-border humanitarian aid to civilians in Syria, Sherine Tadros, Amnesty International’s Head of UN Office, said:
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Changes in Malaysia’s government must spur, not stall, human rights reforms, including efforts to establish an independent police commission, Amnesty International said today.
Responding to news that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act into law, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Nicholas Bequelin, said:
“Under Duterte’s presidency, even the mildest government critics can be labelled terrorists.