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 November 13, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Middle East Monitor reports:

Israel’s Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch yesterday announced that visitors to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound will soon be “scanned by a facial-recognition surveillance system that can pick out faces from a crowd.”

The report in Haaretz, citing comments made by the Minister on Channel 1 News, also notes the minister’s promise to return metal detectors to the compound.

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