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Israeli academics and activists demand criminal probe into sale of Pegasus to Ghana

A former speaker of Israel’s parliament along with academics and activists in Israel have requested an investigation into the sale of the Pegasus software to Ghana in 2016 through a private reseller in a transaction that was judged as illegal and corrupt by the High Court in Ghana’s capital Accra in 2020

Palestinian activist detained International condemnation following Israel’s detention of Palestinian-French activist Salah Hammouri

Hammouri is currently being held in illegal administrative detention in Israel based on secret evidence following a violent raid at his home on March 7. The activist had recently challenged the illegal revocation of his Jerusalem residency status by the Israeli interior ministry

Israeli Nso Pegasus NSO tried to illegally buy cell networks in US, claims former mobile company executive 

The fresh revelations add to the growing evidence of the use of the NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to target citizens in several countries, exposing a deeper link between Israel and assaults on people’s right to privacy

Saudi spying Pegasus Saudis used Pegasus to spy on UN investigator looking into war crimes in Yemen 

Saudi Arabia started spying on the chairman of the UN-mandated Group of Eminent Experts weeks before the independent panel released a bombshell report recommending criminal prosecution against members of the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen

Ariel Henry takes over as Haiti PM amid inquiry into Moïse’s killing & other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti and the ongoing inquiry into Jovenel Moise’s killing, the police crackdown on an encampments of unhoused people in Canada, and more

Reporters without Borders asks Israel to stop spyware export following Pegasus Project revelations

Several governments have been accused of using the Israeli spyware to snoop on dissidents and journalists in reports published by 17 media organisations worldwide recently

Israel heightens surveillance citing COVID-19

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic intelligence agency has been given sweeping powers to monitor people and identify those with diseases and track those who have interacted with them.

Ministers play hide-and-seek in Indian parliament over Pegasus

Replies in India’s parliament by two ministers ducked the question whether a government agency used the spyware Pegasus to hack citizens phones

whatsapp hack What is the Indian IT minister hiding on WhatsApp Hack?

Instead of ordering a criminal investigation into the hacking of WhatsApp platform and citizens’ smartphones, the Indian IT minister Ravishankar Prasad is hiding behind the plea that ‘others did it first’