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Israel using facial recognition surveillance in Palestinian

Israel using facial recognition surveillance in Palestinian

An explosive report by the washington post the israeli military is accused of conducting a massive surveillance operation in the occupied west bank allegedly using advanced facial recognition technology and a complex network of cameras and smart devices to monitor palestinians.

Palestinians have been suffering from surveillance in the past decades in different and various ways  including facial recognition including tapping and wearing the whole mobile phone system israel has increased both its overt security presence and covert monitoring in occupied east jerusalem blue wolf is a facial recognition technology used by soldiers at checkpoints basically taking the picture using it’s a mix between security classification and facial recognition systems so people are being having their photo and the database and from the other hand they are matched with certain security classifications but the surveillance of palestinians isn’t limited to sentries and cctv cameras in recent weeks reports of israel spying on at least six activists using the nso groups as big as spyware drew widespread.

International criticism rights activist asa amuro is alarmed by the prevalence of these monitoring devices saying he and his neighbors in made the suburb of hebron feel exposed don’t feel safe here in house in the streets because they follow they really broke and regulate my privacy mohammed aboye whose family has lived in hebron for generations says the army installed two cameras in his house without his permission.

They can watch them in homes they watch when come and go and what take with  as you can see numerous cameras have been set up to cover just this small area it’s part of the israeli military’s growing surveillance network targeting palestinians in their homes yes says his 80 year old mother.

Doesn’t feel at ease sitting on their front porch anymore of course these cameras affect us we don’t move around as much they not comfortable socializing because someone is always filming us amro says israel’s motive is clear they don’t evict you but they make it impossible for you to stay nashif whose organization has been monitoring these surveillance activities for years says israel’s methods violate palestinians basic human rights.

Palestinians have been dehumanized by the israeli occupation and this is just another step of that pressure is mounting on israel the u.s government blacklisted nso earlier this month restricting exports from american firms forcing the tech company’s newly appointed chief executive to resign and activists hope their ongoing campaign against the surveillance of palestinians.

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