Michael Power came to Argentina in representation of the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) of South Africa. He spoke about long-range acoustic devices and his organization’s work to ensure these “less lethal” weapons are not used for crowd control.
Homer Venters is a medical doctor who belongs to Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which addresses the use of so-called “less lethal” weapons in the repression of social protest, among other issues. PHR co-authored a report on these weapons along with the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO).
Matthew Cagle, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), analyzes how “technologies can become tools of surveillance” and the right to protest in the Trump era.