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· April, 2020

Stories about India from April, 2020

29 April 2020

Coronavirus and surveillance technology in India: Public health vs. privacy

AdvoxCOVID-19

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.

23 April 2020

COVID-19 creates more uncertainty for migrant workers in India

COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 in India leads to economic and geographical displacement of migrant workers.

17 April 2020

Fighting the COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’ in the Asia-Pacific

AdvoxCOVID-19

EngageMedia lists some of the media initiatives addressing the COVID-19 "Infodemic' across the Asia-Pacific region

14 April 2020

Ghost cities in a COVID-19 world

COVID-19

Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.

8 April 2020

India's COVID-19 lockdown leaves vulnerable populations to fend for themselves

COVID-19

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.

4 April 2020

Is India fighting COVID-19 the ‘mass surveillance’ way?

Advox

"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."

2 April 2020

Healthcare workers attacked as fears about coronavirus take hold of India

COVID-19

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.

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