Afef Abrougui has more than ten years of experience researching and writing about technology and human rights. She is the owner of Fair Tech, a consultancy based in The Hague, with the mission is to protect human rights in the digital space. She holds a Media Studies MA (Track: New Media and Digital Culture) from the University of Amsterdam.
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Tunisian researcher, Afef Abrougui, writes about the perils of AI-enhanced technologies deployed by authoritarian regimes in the region towards increased surveillance and predictive policing. She raises important questions about the readiness of civil society in the MENA to respond to these dangers and what is needed to preserve privacy and human rights in the coming…