No democratic country in the world, including some doing better than Israel in combating corona, is using its intelligence services to track infected citizens.
"There's no civilian alternative, not in Israel and not anywhere else in the world," Kisch said and added that "using this tool will save human lives and prevent economic damage."
We are now in the midst of a rising wave of COVID-19 cases, and there are important questions about what the government can do to confront this.
"Western countries are struggling to access the information needed to carry out epidemiological investigations with wide-scale efficiency,” according to the report.
The report shows that some of the apps pose a real risk of human rights violations.
Despite the modest signs for actual gas finds, Russia’s involvement in the Lebanese energy market spans much wider interests than natural gas – some of which directly concern Israel.
Circumventing parliament in March, as the coronavirus spread, the cabinet approved emergency regulations that enabled the use of the technology, usually deployed for anti-terrorism.
"Either way, once finalized, the procedure will not be disclosed to the public," police said.
Maybe empower new body to replace agency in future, protect privacy