OECD complaint filed by human rights groups against British surveillance company moves forward

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2013 OECD COMPLAINT FILED BY HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS AGAINST BRITISH SURVEILLANCE COMPANY MOVES FORWARD A complaint filed with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against Gamma International, a UK-based company accused of selling surveillance spyware for governments, will proceed and has been accepted for consideration, the UK National… Read more »

UK Spyware in Bahrain: Company’s Denials Called Into Question

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch February 6, 2013 UK SPYWARE IN BAHRAIN: COMPANY’S DENIALS CALLED INTO QUESTION New Evidence Suggests Gamma Sold FinSpy to Bahrain [Manama] In July 2012, Bahrain Watch reported that the Government of Bahrain was targeting activists with the FinSpy/FinFisher “lawful interception” computer spyware, programmed by UK company Gamma International…. Read more »

حكومة البحرين تغلق الباب بوجه العالم

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حكومة البحرين تغلق الباب بوجه العالم أكثر من 200 صحفي و مراقب و عامل إغاثة منعوا من دخول البحرين منذ فبراير 2011 [المنامة] لا تزال حكومة البحرين متهمةً بانتهاكاتها الخطيرة و المستمرة لحقوق الإنسان، و قد قدمت رداً على ذلك العديد من الالتزامات و الوعود بالإصلاح. لكن مع ذلك فإن الحكومة تقوم بإبعاد الصحفيين و… Read more »

Bahrain Government Shuts Out the World

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BAHRAIN GOVERNMENT SHUTS OUT THE WORLD More Than 200 Journalists, Observers, Aid Workers Kept Out Since February 2011 [Manama] Bahrain’s government stands accused of serious and ongoing human rights violations, and has made many commitments to reform. However, the Government is keeping out journalists, members of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers, politicians, activists, and other outside… Read more »