2022 Portfolios: Mossad in Bahrain and Pegasus Hacks Phones of Supporters Before Opponents
In 2018, the Bahraini government, along with other Gulf governments, began employing Pegasus software to track activists. Reports from specialized organizations led to legal actions against the company, involving applications such as WhatsApp and other entities.
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.
Amnesty Int'l Calls on Bahrain to Cease Use of surveillance Technologies
A new investigation has revealed how NSO Group's notorious Pegasus spyware was used to infect the devices of three activists in Bahrain, once again demonstrating the grave threat which the spyware poses to critics of repressive governments, Amnesty International said.
Bahrain Uses Pegasus Program to Spy on Dissidents and Loyalists
A report issued by Red Line for Gulf and the Citizen Lab said that the Bahraini government used the Israeli Pegasus program to spy on prominent lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajer, psychologist Sharifa Siwar and a Bahraini journalist, whose name was not mentioned.
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.
2021 Panorama: Global Scandal of Israel's Pegasus Program Reveals spying on 9 Bahraini Dissidents
The Citizen Lab issued on Tuesday (August 24, 2021) a report on the Bahraini government spying on the activists' phone through iPhone spyware by the Israeli NSO group for technology.
Amnesty Demands End to Targeted Surveillance of Human Rights Defenders
Amnesty International demanded to put an end to the targeted surveillance of human rights defenders as digital attacks against human rights defenders, journalists and civil society are on the rise.
UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs Condemns Targeting Phones of Ibtisam Al-Saegh and Hala Deeb with Pegasus
Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, posted a tweet condemning the violations practiced against female human rights defenders through Pegasus program.
Security Authorities Hacked HR Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh's Phone with NSO Group's Pegasus Spyware
A new investigation led by Front Line Defenders reveals the hacking of two women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from Bahrain and Jordan using NSO Group's notorious Pegasus spyware.