US police monitored journalists, activists after George Floyd’s murder and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more

March 04, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the MIT Technology Review investigation into ‘Operation Safety Net, which monitored activists and journalists in the aftermath of the police murder of George Floyd in the US; the initiation of the trial against 3 former health ministers for the mass forced sterilization of primarily poor and Indigenous women during the Fujimori dictatorship in Peru; a CAGE report on the targeting, harassment, and persecution of Muslims under President Emmanuel Macron’s 2017 “Systematic Obstruction” policy in France; and the major disruptions caused to women’s access to essential health services across Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic.