10-Jun-2011 11:24 AM

Dubai opposes body scanners

Dubai Police confirmed full-body scanners will not be introduced at Dubai International Airport (The National, 09-Jun-2011). Security teams will instead rely on well-trained personnel to provide screening, director of the airport security Brigadier General Ahmed bin Thani stated. Dubai Airports was considering using the full-body scanners when officials believed they could be modified to protect privacy and health. Brigadier General Thani said that international standards adopted by the airport in 2007 were already adequate to ensure passenger safety

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