Face recognition technology at Notting Hill Carnival – another example of over-policing of black communities that will not make society safer.
Posted by Elena Papamichael | Trainee
On 30th August 2017
Notting Hill Carnival is the second largest in the world and celebrates Caribbean culture, and it is one of the safest festivals in the world. Yet, every year, the apparently numerous arrests made at Carnival is widely reported and used as justification to threaten the existence of Carnival itself and to employ police tactics that are unfair and discriminatory.