Aug 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic, new systems of digital repression and the strengthening of authoritarian governments around the world have put significant strain on the international human rights system. To consider the prospects for multilateral human rights protection and the role that civil society activism can play in this, Ben is joined by Dr Agnès Callamard, the Secretary General of Amnesty International.
Then Amrit discusses new developments in cybercrime with International Security Programme colleagues Esther Naylor and Isabella Wilkinson. They assess the prevalence and impact of ransomware attacks, and how governments and the private sector can respond.
Read the Chatham House expert comment:
Speakers: Agnès Callamard, Esther Naylor, Isabella Wilkinson
Hosts: Ben Horton, Amrit Swali
Sound Editor: Jamie Reed
Recorded and produced by Chatham House.