Russian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFPRussian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFP
Russian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFP

Ban ‘killer robots’ with international treaty, says Human Rights Watch

  • NGO says 30 countries want autonomous weapons prohibited, while many others want to ‘retain human control over use of force’
  • Report names US and Russia as ‘most problematic’, but China, Israel, South Korea and certain European nations also on the move

Topic |   Robotics
Russian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFPRussian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFP
Russian robot Skybot F-850 undergoes testing in Kazakhstan in July 2019. Photo: Roscomos handout via AFP
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