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stealing trade secrets, intellectual property

How illegal is stealing trade secrets in the US and UK?

Here, IP experts discuss what would happen to someone caught stealing trade secrets in the US and the UK.
organisational cyber resilience, cyber crime

The human factor in organisational cyber resilience

Here, Dr Sandra Bell discusses organisational cyber resilience and why the human factor is so crucial.
myanmar to court, rohingya genocide

Gambia takes Myanmar to court over Rohingya genocide

The Gambia today (11 November) takes Myanmar to court, filing a case on the Rohingya Genocide that created waves of refugees.
criminal landlords

Government awards £4 million funding to tackle criminal landlords

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that councils will be able to access almost £4 million in new government funding, as part of a crackdown on criminal landlords.
hundreds dying, extrajudicial killing

Why are hundreds dying in the ‘war on drugs’?

The Bangladeshi authorities are responsible for hundreds dying due to a violent anti-drugs campaign, Amnesty International said in a recent report.
student loans for prisoners

UK divided over student loans for prisoners

The UK is narrowly divided over whether prisoners should be able to take out student loans to pay for degrees, according to an exclusive poll by LearnBonds.
revenge porn investigation, image based sexual abuse

Pornhub refuse to help police in revenge porn investigation

Recently, Pornhub failed to cooperate with revenge porn investigations by CPS, who are questioning why these images are hosted on their platforms at all.
return to war zone, syrian refugees

Syrian refugees: Hundreds forced to return to war zone

A report released today (25 October) investigates how Turkish authorities forced Syrian refugees to return to a war zone, in the lead-up to the current offensive in the northeast.
faith in algeria, protestant church

Crackdown on Protestant Faith in Algeria

The recent closure of three Protestant churches and a police assault at one church exemplify repression of this minority faith in Algeria, Human Rights Watch said.
social value, public services

Social value goes mainstream

Guy Battle, CEO OF Social Value Portal explains how social value has now gone mainstream, including how the Public Services (Social Value) Act has transformed the relationship between the public sector and its suppliers.
modern slavery brexit, immigration advice service

Modern slavery: Brexit threatens to worsen conditions

Here, Harry Sanders from the Immigration Advice Service explains how Brexit is poised to worsen the existence of modern slavery in the UK.
criminalises sex workers, FOSTA law

US law criminalises sex workers for discussing work online

The law criminalises sex workers writing about their lives, discussing health and safety issues and for journalists reporting on sex work.
exploitation in qatar, workers' rights

New report reveals extent of exploitation in Qatar

New research by Amnesty International published reveals migrant exploitation in Qatar are going unpaid despite promises to improve workers’ rights.
financial crime

Blockchain: The fight against financial crime

Dave Elzas, CEO, Geneva Management Group discusses the role of blockchain in the fight against financial crime: could it prevent another Bernie Madoff, who pled guilty to the largest Ponzi scheme in world history?.

How can video analysis facilitate investigation of criminal and terrorist activities?

VICTORIA (VIDEO ANALYSIS FOR INVESTIGATION OF CRIMINAL AND TERRORIST ACTIVITIES) is a Horizon 2020 EU Security Project, which is developing robust and accurate video analysis technology to boost the law enforcement agencies’ investigative capacity.
survivors of female genital mutilitation, NHS clinics

NHS supports survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM)

Hundreds of survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) will be able to access expert care, support and treatment due to a new network of NHS clinics being launched.
pegasus spyware, jamal kashoggi

Pegasus spyware: Will the NSO Group change their policies?

NSO Group has been pressured over revelations its invasive Pegasus spyware was used against journalists such as Jamal Kashoggi.
sexual harassment, MeToo movement

Preventing workplace sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement has changed the cultural landscape and increased the need for employer focus on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
25 inch knives, knife crime

NHS calls for crackdown on sales of 25 inch knives

A leading trauma surgeon has led the call for more to be done to restrict the sale of harmful 25-inch knives to help prevent violent crime.
revenge porn, deepfake

UK law to stop social media circulation of “revenge porn”

The Department of Justice is beginning a 3-year review of laws, to ensure that "revenge porn" victims are protected and technologies such as Twitter are fully considered.

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