Biometric technology has embedded itself into the security protocols of both public- and private-sector organizations worldwide. But while the efficiency benefits gained from using fingerprint and iris scans can be useful, lawmakers are starting to look at restricting the technology’s use in U.S. K-12 schools. Read More: State Legislatures Grappling with Biometrics Use in Schools.
Biometric registration continues to grow in global popularity. Recently it has been announced that The Kenyan government is rolling out a new national ID initiative that aims to register all citizens in the country via their biographical details and biometric measurements. Read More: Kenyan Government Biometrically Registering All Citizens | findBIOMETRICS.
Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. Read More: Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine.
“Your deeds will have an impact…be the new leaders of change,” United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas urged today during an event launching the book, Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do! Written for high school and early-college students, Action for Disarmament offers practical steps to help young people mobilize, act and promote the […]
Ron Paul’s nonprofit Campaign for Liberty will fight the Internal Revenue Service’s demand that it reveal its donor list to the agency, despite having already been fined for refusing to do so. Read More: Ron Paul group to defy IRS | WashingtonExaminer.com.
It’s not just a small group of U.S. Christians that have been pushing for action on global warming, the Catholic church has been weighing in on the issue as well. In his 20009 Encyclical, Pope Benedict wrote that it is mankind’s duty to respect the environment and sustainably grow economies so they are more equal and […]
An alliance of nationalist organizations has come out with a new campaign aimed at reminding the public of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman’s statement that he would prefer elections over releasing more terrorists. Read More: Nationalists to Liberman: Prove You Keep Your Word – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.
Saudi Arabia denied it is holding secret talks with Israel, after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he is in communication with Arab states that do not recognize it, looking to establish diplomatic ties based on a common fear of Iran. Read More: Saudi Arabia denies Lieberman’s claim of secret diplomacy – Diplomacy and Defense […]
A meeting between Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed after the killing of an Israeli in a shooting attack in the West Bank. Read More: Israel-PA peace talks postponed after West Bank terror attack | JPost | Israel News.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been accused of hypocrisy after criticizing Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas for incitement, while simultaneously “turning a blind eye” to Hamas-led incitement in the heart of Jerusalem. Read More: Has the Temple Mount Become A Hamas ‘City-State’? – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.