Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: MENA

  • Interpol and Europol extend facial recognition

    Interpol and Europol extend facial recognition

    The two police organisations are using new capabilities to search biometric images. Investigators can mark persons or things and match them with other files. At the G20 summit, the Hamburg state data protection commissioner criticised this procedure. In the „INTERPOL 2020“ project, the international police organisation is expanding its facial recognition capabilities. After a test […]

  • Interpol investigates war crimes in Syria and Iraq

    Interpol investigates war crimes in Syria and Iraq

    Many „foreign fighters“ return to their home countries, 40 Germans and 130 French citizens alone are to be transferred from Kurdish prisons. The authorities are collecting „battlefield evidence“ to bring them to court. Many „foreign fighters“ in Syria or Iraq are citizens of EU member states, and after the defeat of the „Islamic State“ they […]

  • Despite territorial clause: Europol starts police cooperation with Israel

    Despite territorial clause: Europol starts police cooperation with Israel

    After years of negotiations, Europol and Israel agreed on closer police cooperation. A treaty on the exchange of personal data is to follow. According to an EU decision, such agreements do not apply in occupied territories. The Israeli government concluded a working agreement with the EU police agency Europol on Tuesday. Israeli police chief Ronen […]