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US police monitored journalists, activists after George Floyd’s murder and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more

Movements call for release of the longest-serving US political prisoner

Leonard Peltier, who is imprisoned at the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Florida, is 77 years old and has served more than 46 years for a crime that he insists he did not commit.

Pegasus was not just a cyberweapon but a diplomatic tool

Senior journalist and author Paranjoy Guha Thakurta talks to Peoples Dispatch about how the Israeli state used the Pegasus spyware to advance the country’s diplomatic interests.

Prime witness in Assange case admits to lying, details expose misleading indictment

Sigurdur Thordarson, a convicted hacker and one of the prime witnesses in the US indictment against Julian Assange, admitted that he fabricated his testimony in exchange for immunity from prosecution

How did FBI recover ransomware in the Colonial Pipeline hacking

In this case, the FBI was able to recover the majority of the ransom Colonial Pipeline paid in the form of bitcoin to cyberwarfare group DarkSide.

FBI violations US Multiple privacy violations by FBI raise concern in US

Despite finding multiple “widespread violations” through backdoor searches by the FBI, the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has certified the agency’s surveillance program

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