Stories about India from April, 2020
Global Voices interviewed rights lawyer Mishi Choudhary and tech and policy researcher Srinivas Kodali to discuss the newest proposal in India to use unique ID data for #FacialRecognition with drones.
The spread of COVID-19 in India leads to economic and geographical displacement of migrant workers.
EngageMedia lists some of the media initiatives addressing the COVID-19 "Infodemic' across the Asia-Pacific region
Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.
While the government has guaranteed essential services to be exempt from the lockdown, poorer sections of the population have been left in the lurch even in the capital.
"There isn’t enough information available on what data will be collected, how long will it be stored and what uses it will be put to."
In India, medical professionals including doctors and nurses have been stigmatised and came under attack for their work with Coronavirus patients, especially during a 21-day nationwide lockdown.