Rigas Satiksme, the local transport authority in Riga, Latvia, has launched a video campaign encouraging passengers to call the police if they encounter homeless people on their commute. The video advocates that passengers call the police based on the person’s “odour” and that the municipal police would then arrest the person in question on the basis of anti-social behavior. FEANTSA whole-heartedly condemns this regressive campaign as amounting to criminalizing homelessness, and thereby a breach of human rights. The video, which features a homeless person who appears solely as a faceless silhouette, plays constantly on screens in busses, trams, and trains throughout the city. The original press release from Rigas Satiksme, featuring the video, can be found here.