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‘Killer Robots’ Debate Hits the Small Screen

Expand Photo from an episode of Madam Secretary that aired on CBS on October 20, 2019. © 2019 Mark Schafer/CBS All Rights Reserved One of my favorite TV shows, Madam Secretary, aired an episode on Sunday focusing on “killer robots” or fully autonomous weapons, an issue Human Rights Watch has worked on since 2012. It was heartening to see a mainstream entertainment show highlight something we’ve been pushing as an urgent issue: killer robots pose a huge threat to human rights and can never – ever – be justified, even, as in this episode of Madam Secretary, during times of war. In June, Human…

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