It was extensively endorsed by civil society, but the reception from tech firms has been decidedly cold. Those at the forefront of combating climate change are closely targeted by infiltration and surveillance. We have initiated a project to supply more digital safety help to environmental defenders, who stay underserved when it comes to technical and security help.
Black (Digital) Lives Matter
In October 2019, we uncovered targeted digital assaults against two distinguished Moroccan human rights defenders utilizing NSO Group’s Pegasus spy ware. We are additionally carrying out further investigations of abuses linked to the company. We also give attention to the secretive surveillance tech trade, together with campaigning to stop the export of tech which risks getting used to target human rights activists. Our international staff of technologists – together with in Tunis, Dakar and Nairobi – additionally present digital safety coaching and one-on-one help to activists, in addition to security audits for partner NGOs. Across the world, onerous won rights are being weakened and denied daily.
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