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oD writer faces 10 years in prison

7 December 2005

Turkish journalist Murat Belge and four of his colleagues face ridiculous prison sentences of 6 months to 10 years for criticising an official ban on a conference about the Armenian question. Ironically, the last thing Murat Belge wrote for us was about Orhan Pamuk, the renowned Turkish writer, who himself was charged this year for "publicly humiliating" Turkey under Article 301 of the Turkish penal code. Belge's case will appear Istanbul magistrates court on 7 February.

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

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Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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