World Mar 29, 2020

Mideast anti-virus measures spark worries of setback in liberties

Armored vehicles in the streets, hundreds arrested, smartphone surveillance — sweeping measures to fight the coronavirus have raised concerns in the Middle East over the erosion of already threatened human rights. As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 3 billion people are now ...

Israel spy agency joins anti-virus fight

World / Science & Health Mar 17, 2020

Israel spy agency joins anti-virus fight

Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet said Tuesday it has been mandated to collect information about citizens to fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus, a task it was undertaking with "immediate" effect. Involvement of the spy agency in tackling the pandemic has raised concerns ...