HRW raises privacy concerns over the government’s ‘Stop Covid-19’ QR code system

A woman scans a QR Code when entering a market in Phnom Penh, April 6, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

New York-based, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the Cambodian government’s “Stop Covid-19” digital contact tracing system “raises serious privacy and other human rights concerns,” and urged less invasive measures as Cambodia battles a new wave of Covid-19.