Personal pictures of Brazilian children have been misused to power artificial intelligence tools, global watchdog Human Rights Watch reported Monday. Pictures of children are being included without their knowledge or consent in a data set that companies are using for AI tools to be trained. These AI tools are subsequently used to create deep fakes [...]

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) stated on Monday that the State of Palestine filed an application to intervene in South Africa v. Israel on Friday. The application follows the State of Palestine’s formal declaration that it accepts the competence and jurisdiction of the ICJ through Security Council Resolution 9 (1946) and Article IX of [...]

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The Maldivian government has decided to ban all Israeli passports, according to a statement released by the President’s official press office. President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu decided to change the laws within the country due to the increasing public outrage over the attacks by Israeli forces on Gaza. Muizzu stated on May 28 on X (formerly [...]

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An ex-German Army officer was sentenced on Monday to three years and six months in prison by the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court for working for the Russian government as an agent and passing official secrets. The defendant, according to the prosecution, passed information to the Russian secret service which he obtained while working at the [...]

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Police in Sargodha, Pakistan filed a first information report against 500 people on Sunday for allegedly engaging in mob violence against a Christian man accused of desecrating the Quran a day before in Sargodha’s Mujahid Colony, according to local news outlet Pakistan Today. The report against the 500 people invoked sections 7 and 11WW of [...]

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Pakistan’s Provincial Assembly of the Punjab passed on Monday The Punjab Defamation Bill 2024, which allows the establishment of special tribunals to try individuals who draft, publish or disseminate fake news, according to local outlet Pakistan Today. The act’s passage comes amid protests and free speech concerns from opposition parties. The official purpose of the [...]

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Amnesty International said Monday that a South Korea’s Constitutional Court hearing set for Tuesday regarding four landmark climate change cases could set a “human rights precedent” for climate litigation. The four cases were first heard in April by the court and involve approximately 200 people, 60 of whom are children. The plaintiffs are suing the [...]

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