Bahrain Government Hacked Lawyers and Activists with UK Spyware

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  New evidence has emerged suggesting that the Bahraini government infected the computers of some of the country’s most prominent lawyers, activists and politicians with the malicious FinFisher spy software (also known as FinSpy).  The infections would have enabled the government to steal passwords and files, and spy through an infected computer’s webcam and microphone. … Read more »

#StopTheShipment Campaign Gains Widespread Support in its First Week

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch October 25, 2013 #STOPTHESHIPMENT CAMPAIGN GAINS WIDESPREAD SUPPORT IN FIRST WEEK One week ago today, Bahrain Watch launched a campaign to stop a massive tear gas shipment to Bahrain.  The campaign, called #StopTheShipment (http://stoptheshipment.org/), is based on what is apparently a leaked Bahraini government tender document, soliciting proposals… Read more »

Global Campaign Launched to Stop Tear Gas Shipment to Bahrain

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch October 18, 2013 GLOBAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO STOP TEAR GAS SHIPMENT TO BAHRAIN 13,000 E-Mails Sent so far; Embassy Protest in London; Support from Korean Workers Federation   [Manama] . A global campaign has been launched to stop the flow of tear gas to Bahrain, after research and… Read more »

Western PR Firms Compete for Fresh Multi-Million Dollar Contract with Bahrain Govt

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch October 14, 2013 WESTERN PR FIRMS COMPETE FOR FRESH MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT WITH BAHRAIN GOVT Six major British and American public relations firms have made bids of between 1.9 and 25.7 million US dollars to win a new PR contract offered by the Bahraini government, as it seeks… Read more »