She covers technology, security/policing, organized crime/cyber crime trends and justice, currently mostly focusing on Mexico/Latin America. Before, she has worked as a technology editor at Der Spiegel, as senior editor for Wired Germany Magazine, and a decade as a freelance foreign correspondent for media like, Zeit Online, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tagesspiegel, Impulse. She has covered criminal innovation with columns such as "CrimeWatch" (Wired) or "Cyber&Crime" ( Sonja Peteranderl is a Kellen fellow at the American Council on Germany researching AI/scoring in the policing/security realm and a fellow of the Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL).

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Sonja Peteranderl
Technology, security/policing, organized crime/cyber crime trends and justice, mostly focusing on Mexico/Latin America

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Italian and European weapons in Yemeni conflict

  • Armed conflict
  • Human Rights
  • Trafficking

The first bomb hits the village of Deir al-Hajari in north-western Yemen on October 8, 2016 at around 3 a.m. The air strike kills a family of six: a pregnant mother, her husband, and four children. The survivors watch as their homes are destroyed by the air raid.