Tag: Amnesty International
Hacking in a war zone: Pegasus spyware in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict
A joint investigation by civil society and independent researchers has uncovered hacking of Armenia spyware victims with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.
NSO’s Pegasus surveilled Palestinian activists — it’s time for a moratorium on spyware sales
Access Now condemns the hacking of six Palestinian human rights defenders’ devices with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.
Enough is enough! States must intervene on NSO Group’s unchecked power
Access Now is appalled at NSO Group’s alleged involvement in human rights violations, and call on states to intervene on the surveillance company’s power.
Unsafe and unchecked: government use of spyware raging around the world
In light of reports of human rights abuses facilitated by NSO Group, Candiru, and Cellebrite, Access Now is calling for accountability.
United Nations: protect rights in welfare systems’ tech overhaul
Governments should pay attention to the call of the United Nations’ leading expert on poverty to fully integrate human rights protections into their efforts to digitize and automate welfare benefits and services.
Iraq: freedom of speech and assembly under attack as over 100 killed, thousands injured, and hundreds arrested
Access Now joins a coalition of international, regional, and Iraqi human rights organisations to demand that the authorities in Iraq immediately uphold promises to put an end to violent reprisals against the popular protest movement taking place across the country.
Event: Towards universal principles for promoting equality and protecting the right to non-discrimination in machine learning: The Toronto Declaration
Access Now and Amnesty International are partnering for a zero-day event at RightsCon Toronto to develop a declaration of human rights principles for Artificial Intelligence.
“Is this real?” Three people inside Cameroon’s ongoing internet shutdown
This is the second time the government has ordered a shutdown this year, and it’s happening even after an official promised not to interfere with internet access.