Coda video series
Covid-19 is changing the way the world treats asylum seekers
Around the world, politicians are using the Covid-19 pandemic as an excuse to intensify anti-immigrant policies and blaming refugees, migrants and asylum seekers for the spread of coronavirus. There is a history behind this. And a context. We explain it.
Here’s a deeper look at how politicians around the world are intensifying anti-migrant rhetoric during the pandemic.
Surveillance of migrants in Europe was on the rise even before the pandemic. Here’s some context.
Inside an Amazon warehouse during Covid-19
Amazon warehouses around the U.S. are reporting cases of Covid-19. A worker at an Amazon warehouse in the Midwest describes the situation during coronavirus: “It’s getting bad.”
On Sale in London: the Surveillance Systems Advancing Authoritarianism
Each year, 500 tech companies come to London to exhibit at a security fair called IFSEC. Some of them have deep ties to authoritarian practices.
Recruited Into China’s Police State
A young Uyghur woman tells the story of growing up with her brother, who is drafted into the police force in Xinjiang, China.
Surveillance. Privacy. Information. Control.
Surveillance, privacy, information, control: Coda Story’s new coverage topic provides global reporting on how governments abuse the power and potential of emerging technologies such as AI, facial recognition, digital tracking, and social media and will explore how these technologies are strengthening autocratic regimes and stifling dissent.