Guest contribution by Nicholas Marsh and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik. On May 13-16 a United Nations (UN) expert meeting will discuss ‘questions relating to emerging technologies’ in lethal autonomous weapon systems.
In an unprecedented move, the U.S. government has indicted five Chinese military officials on charges of cyber-espionage, according to Reuters.
“Sexual violence remains a global crime in more than 20 countries, despite the attempts of many countries to fight rape in war zones”, announced UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura on April 24th.
A group of hackers by the name of ‘Cyber Berkut’, in reference to riot police deployed during the Kiev protests, attacked several NATO websites on Saturday and temporarily rendered them inaccessible, according to Defence Talk.