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Prevent 'Killer Robots' Deciding When to Kill on Battlefield

A review of the first UN report on lethal autonomous robotic weapons and its presentation to the Human Rights Council.

This week at the¬†United Nations in Geneva, governments for the first time debated what to do about weapons that – once activated – would be able to select and engage targets without further intervention by a human. While it is good news that no country said ‘bring them on’, the challenge is how to nip the idea in the bud – before it’s too late.

The original article can be found on the Human Rights Watch website here.

Mary Wareham

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