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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.

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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.

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A Woman’s Life Inside China’s Digital Gulag

Gulbahar Jalilova, a citizen of Kazakhstan, spent fifteen months in one of China’s concentration camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities. She tells the story of life in Chinese detention and the women she met there.

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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.