Bots and Biometrics

Approximately 70 million people are on the move due to conflict, political instability, environmental disasters, and economic hardship. As a result, many states and international organizations involved in migration management are employing Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and biometric data collection to strengthen border enforcement and streamline immigration decision-making. The state’s control of borders through bots and…

Rape: Weapon of War

By: Alina Glaubitz “Papa Bemba sent us,” they said. Armed and clothed in uniforms, mimicking those of the Central African Republic army, the Banyamulengués entered witness P199’s[1] compound in Bondoro. Shrill, heart-breaking screams tore across the compound. As witness P199 crouched, hiding behind a thicket of plants, she saw two rows of soldiers, as though…