Pegasus spyware
Surveillance Scam - Greece Opposition in Greece demands in-depth investigation into government surveillance

Revelations on targeted surveillance through the Predator spyware on opposition politician Nikos Androulakis, as well as certain investigative journalists, has led to shock and outrage in Greece

Israeli defense minister in India: Deepening web of military ties with apartheid

The Indian government continues to deepen its ties with Israel despite the growing number of voices calling out the latter for its apartheid policies against Palestinians

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

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

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.

Palestinians targeted by Israeli spyware, facial recognition technology and other stories

Today we look at a report on the hacking of 6 Palestinians by the Pegasus spyware, the protest against unsafe living conditions at Howard University in the US, and more

Moroccan law suit - France Journalists condemn Morocco’s bid to persecute French media houses

The Kingdom of Morocco has filed a lawsuit at the Paris Criminal Court against seven French media houses alleging defamation for accusing it of using the Pegasus software, to spy on journalists, activists and politicians 

Moroccans vote amid calls for boycott of elections over repression and lack of democratic space

The elections are being held under the 2011 constitution. Many sections of society, including the Democratic Way party, have pointed out that the process promotes a fake democracy and enshrines tyranny

Bahrain -Pegasus Bahrain hacked phones of 9 activists using Israeli spyware, says Citizen Lab 

Canada-based Citizen Lab stated that it has verified the numbers with Paris-based Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International, organisations responsible for last month’s global media coverage which implicated dozens of governments across the world for using the spyware

Dispatches from India: Two years since abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir

In this episode, we take a look at the situation in Jammu & Kashmir two years after constitutional changes that took away the State’s autonomy and bifurcated it, the state of pellet gun victims, the impact of the Pegasus revelations, and the plight of the power loom workers in Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: The Pegasus Fallout

In this episode, we take a look at the impact of the revelations of Project Pegasus on Indian politics and society, the travails of a tribal community in the State of Tamil Nadu and the impact of successive lockdowns on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Pegasus: Why privacy is crucial for democracy

Amid the flurry of prominent names that have emerged as potential targets of the Pegasus spyware, journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty looks at the basic dangers of state surveillance