TECH DEVELOPED: Drones
PRESENCE: Contracted by several UK Police Forces including police in South Wales, Kent, Cleveland, Devon and Cornwall, Lincolnshire, Liverpool and Derbyshire. In Spain, the Military Emergency Unit contracted two units of Agras drone for fumigation in the fight against coronavirus and in 2019 DJI drones were used to monitor demonstrations that condemned Catalan politicians to prison. In France, DJI drones were used during the Coronavirus lockdown. In Iraq DJI drones were used by Daesh/ISIS as explosive devices. In Israel the company’s drones have been used to release tear gas on Great March of Return protesters in Gaza. DJI’s drones have also been used in the surveillance of Palestinian refugee camps in East Jerusalem, and the repression of anti-occupation demonstrations in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.