A new Amnesty International report documents Israel’s dystopian colonial surveillance in East Jerusalem and Hebron which have become “laboratories” for facial recognition and AI technology.
Amnesty International released a new report this month titled “Automated Apartheid.” Their latest investigation shows that Israeli authorities are using an experimental facial recognition system, Red Wolf, to track Palestinians and automate harsh restrictions on their freedom of movement.
In 2022, Amnesty found Israel’s treatment of Palestinians amounts to the crime of apartheid under international law. This latest report shows how the new Red Wolf system is part of a growing surveillance network that is entrenching the Israeli government’s control over Palestinians, helping to maintain their system of apartheid. …