Tag: Human Rights Watch

Killer robots must be stopped, say campaigners

‘Autonomous weapons’, which could be ready within a decade, pose grave risk to international law, claim activists Tracy McVeigh The Observer, Saturday 23 February 2013 16.52 EST A scene from the 2003 film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. Scientists say killer robots are not science fiction. Photograph: […]

Washington police accused of ‘disturbing’ failures to investigate rape : “37% of reports of serious sexual assault and rape were not being followed up on”

Human Rights Watch to publish report that shows some victims experience fresh trauma from police neglect in rape cases Joanna Walters in New York guardian.co.uk, Thursday 17 January 2013 06.00 EST The Women’s Law Project said the situation is ‘a national crisis requiring federal action’. Photograph: Adrian Sherratt/Alamy […]

Israel’s killer robot cars

   Posted By John ReedTuesday, November 20, 2012 – 12:33 PM As Israeli ground forces literally stand on the brink of invading Gaza, they are likely being aided by the world’s first operational unmanned ground vehicle, the Guardium, which is already prowling the borderbetween Israel and Gaza. Looking […]