Using mobile phones to fight crime in Sri Lanka

Related to the incredible comment by our genius Inspector General of Police to record being raped using a mobile phone, the Sunday Times carried a timely cartoon yesterday.

Of course, it may be just a tad more difficult to record crime and rape in Jaffna using mobiles.

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  1. Mobile phone movie competition on women in Sri Lanka « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - June 22, 2009

    […] Mobile phone movie competition on women in Sri Lanka The last time someone came up with a novel idea on the use of mobile phone in Sri Lanka, it was the Inspector General of Police, who said that women could use them to video themselves getting raped. […]

  2. US federal IT investment visualizations: Storyboards for citizens « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - July 3, 2009

    […] Even after war, Sri Lanka’s corruption, nepotism and miasmic governance shows no real signs of change. Obama’s administration shows how the political will to make government accountable finds expression in the use of technology to empower citizens. The most progressive our government gets is to talk about getting rid of pornography on the web getting rid of pornography on the web and getting women to record themselves getting raped. […]

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