ADHRB to UN: What are Your Steps to Hold Bahrain Accountable for Spying on Dissidents?
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain welcomed the report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy Ana Brian in which she spoke about Bahrain's spying on dissidents and asked about the steps that should be taken by the United Nations to hold Bahrain accountable.
Bahrain Loses State Immunity Bid in Dissidents' Spyware Lawsuit in UK
Bahrain cannot claim state immunity to block a lawsuit brought in Britain by two dissidents who say its government hacked their laptops with spyware, the High Court in London ruled on Wednesday.
NGOs Call on Interpol to Reform "Red Notice" System following Extradition of Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
A number of human rights pressure groups, including Fair Trials, Human Rights Watch and BIRD, have called on international policing agency Interpol to reform the way it handles ‘Red Notice' requests, following the recent extradition of Bahraini dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohammed Ali from Serbia to Bahrain.
New Pegasus Hackings: Gov't Hacks Phones of Al-Tajer, Siwar and Bahraini Journalist (Report by two organizations)
Citizen Lab and Red Line for Gulf announced in a joint report that the Bahraini authorities hacked, once again, Bahraini activists with Pegasus just days after a report confirming other victims.
Bahrain at Forefront of Countries Using Spyware Programs, Mainly Cellebrite and Pegasus
The Code Story website published an article on its website on the authorities' misuse of technology and stated that Bahrain appears to be at the forefront.
Apple Sues Pegasus-Maker Israeli Firm
Apple Company said that it filed a lawsuit against the Israeli NSO Group, manufacturer of Pegasus spyware which has been used by many countries to spy on activists, including Bahrain and the Emirates.
UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon to Spy on iPhones of Foes
A team of former U.S. government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders with the help of a sophisticated spying tool called Karma, in a campaign that shows how potent cyber-weapons are proliferating beyond the world’s superpowers and into the hands of smaller nations.
Amnesty, Saudi Activists Targets to Spyware Program Developed by Israeli Company (Citizen Lab, Amnesty)
Amnesty International and Citizen Lab issued two reports revealing the targeting of Amnesty by a spyware program developed by the Israeli NSO Group.
Amnesty Alleges "Hostile" Government behind Spyware Attack
Rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday said it had been targeted by surveillance spyware in a suspected infiltration attempt by a government "hostile" to its work.