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أصدرت منظمة العفو الدولية Amnesty ومجموعة من منظمات حقوق الإنسان والتكنولوجيا، منظمة المجتمع الرقمي الألمانية Digitale Gesellschaft و مؤسسة الحدود الإلكترونية EFF و المنظمة الدولية لحماية الخصوصية Privacy International ، أداة جديدة مجانية ومفتوحة المصدر تساعد الناشطين على إكتشاف برامج التجسس الحكومية في أجهزة مايكروسوفت ويندوز.   هذه الأداة يطلق عليها Detekt ، مكتوبة بلغة… Read more »

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Yesterday Privacy International (PI) filed a criminal complaint with the UK National Cyber Crime Unit, asking them to investigate the targeting of three UK-based Bahrainis with Gamma International’s FinFisher computer spyware.  The complaint was based on a Bahrain Watch analysis of leaked communications between Gamma and the Bahraini Government, which revealed that the Government had… Read more »

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Bahrain Watch today released its Fabrigate project, listing 25 news stories that exemplify how state propaganda fabricates quotes by high-profile officials to support the Bahraini government’s narrative.   Since the 2011 pro-democracy protests, state-run Bahrain News Agency and state-controlled newspapers, published a barrage of fake stories; from British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt blaming violence… Read more »

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Bahrain Watch understands that the Zello Walkie Talkie mobile app is widely used by youth activists in Bahrain.  The app allows users to create groups (called channels), and then exchange audio messages from the group.   We are greatly concerned by reports that 15 individuals who were members of three different Zello channels were arrested… Read more »