Race, Tech & Borders
Promise Institute for Human Rights’ Race and Human Rights Reimagined Series
This panel built on the thematic report from UN Special Rapporteur on Racism, E. Tendayi Achiume, on Racial discrimination and emerging digital technologies: a human rights analysis.
Discussants assessed the racially discriminatory use of digital technologies in border and immigration enforcement, including at the U.S./Mexico border and in Europe.
Moderation by Stacy E. Wood, Director of Research and Programs, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry
E. Tendayi Achiume, Alicia Miñana Professor of Law at UCLA Law School, UN Special Rapporteur on Racism
Mizue Aizeki, Project Director of the Surveillance, Technology and Immigration Policing Project & Senior Advisor to Immigrant Defense Project
Jaivet Ealom, student at the University of Toronto, advocate and author of Escape from Manus
Petra Molnar, Associate Director, Refugee Law Lab
Co-sponsored by the UCLA Law Critical Race Studies Program and UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2)