US-Australian facial recognition system may be used in Bahrain security crackdown

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  A Bahrain Watch investigation reveals that two companies (Pelco and iOmniscient) are likely supplying Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior with a facial recognition system that could be employed to identify protesters and dissidents in crowds; the CEO of iOmniscient confirmed his company’s involvement in a report in the Sydney Morning Herald. Bahrain’s government has a track… Read more »