• Human Rights Watch issued a report Friday urging a ban on the development of fully autonomous weapons.
  • To prevent the development of fully autonomous weapons, Human Rights Watch recommended comprehensive, legally binding restrictions on international and national levels, as well as formal discussions on the matter to be held at the Geneva Convention’s Fifth Review Conference .
  • Human Rights Watch also contended that removing the human element of warfare raised serious moral issues, saying lack of empathy would exacerbate unlawful and unnecessary violence.
  • Human Rights Watch Urges Artificial Intelligence Weapons Ban
  • Parties to the international treaty’s Convention on Conventional Weapons will meet from Monday through Friday discussing the “use of certain conventional weapons which may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects.”

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