Athanasia Zagorianou

Athanasia is a human rights researcher and author. She holds a Master of Laws(LLM) in Human Rights Law from Strathclyde University, UK and a Bachelor(BA) in Political Sciences and History from Panteion University, Greece. She is a researcher and member of Citizens Rights Watch’s Trustees Council and a freelance/volunteer researcher and author in a variety of human rights issues.

Technology and Human Trafficking

Technology and Human Trafficking

The relation between human trafficking and technology in the contemporary world is a complex and an ambiguous issue. Recent advancements in technology such as mobile phones, the internet, social media networks and others have undoubtedly made our lives and communications easier and at the same time have become an important ally in the battle against organized crime. Though no one can doubt ...

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Religious Symbols and the European Convention of Human rights

Bandung, Indonesia by Haifeez CC BY 2.0

For the last few years, wearing religious symbols has triggered a major debate across Europe. The debate, which started after the imposition of prohibitions laws on religious symbols in several European states, has become a controversial human rights issue among scholars. France, Denmark, Turkey, Germany, Switzerland and other member-states of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) have discussed, endorsed and some ...

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Google Glass ’ impact on people’s right to privacy

google glass privacy rights

On April 2013, Google introduced its much talked about product named “Google Glass” to the United States (US). Google Glass, which was released to the world in May 2014, almost one year after its first appearance, is an eyewear technology that encapsulates all the features of a modern computer inside a pair of eyeglasses (Phoenix, 2014).as The videos “Project Glass: one Day…” ...

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