Tag archive for ‘System’
By admin On Thursday, January 7th, 2021

The grim ‘New Normal’: Japanese firm unveils new facial recognition system that can identify people THROUGH their masks

Japan’s NEC Corp has unveiled a facial recognition system which can verify a person’s identity even when they are masked, in a move which it claims will boost “the revival of economic activities under More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

‘Brutal’ US incarceration system key factor in judge denying extradition of Assange

The conditions faced by prisoners in the United States’ incarceration system was the key factor in a judge’s decision not to extradite Julian Assange to face espionage charges. In a stunning ruling announced More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021

The system won and spit him out: UN torture rapporteur blasts UK’s near-total embracement of US case for extraditing Assange 

A UK court’s refusal to extradite Julian Assange to the US on medical grounds is a blow to journalism since the judge has sided with the US in its justification for prosecuting him, UN rapporteur Nils Melzer told More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021

Egypt’s healthcare system pushed to brink as Covid-19 cases escalate

Egypt’s healthcare system pushed to brink as Covid-19 cases escalate The government has banned wedding and funeral gatherings in bid to stem rapid rise in infection and deaths MEE correspondent More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Inside the shambles that is Britain’s temporary accommodation system

If we had a moral duty as a country to ensure everyone had the right to a basic but decent home and standard of living, the experience of Covid-19 has made it a practical imperative as well. Destitution and bad More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Daniel Zeichner: Britain’s food system is broken – and the Tories can’t fix it

The figures are bleak: more than 1.2 million emergency food parcels were given out by food banks in the Trussell Trust’s UK-wide network between April and September this year, and around 1 million more children More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Mick Whitley: Homelessness is the product of a broken system

The scale of homelessness crisis was starkly illustrated this month by the news that 778 homeless people died in 2019. This was a 7% increase on the year before and the highest number recorded since the Office of More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Turkey will not ‘turn back on’ S-400 missile system after US sanctions

Turkey will not ‘turn back on’ S-400 missile system after US sanctions Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu confirmed that Ankara would not turn back on the controversial missile system More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020

‘Support, not sanctions’: Turkey’s Erdogan dismayed at US punishing its NATO ally for purchasing S-400 system from Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hit out at new US sanctions imposed on Turkey over its purchase of an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, saying that he expected backing from his country’s NATO ally, More...

By admin On Saturday, December 12th, 2020

Sanctions kill people they’re supposed to be protecting and undermine entire system of human rights & humanitarian aid – UN

Unilateral sanctions kill, sicken and starve people in the nations that are targeted and make humanitarian work increasingly difficult and risky, a UN rapporteur has said, in a damning assessment. The Covid-19 pandemic More...