How did the people on the ground understand that they were being spied on

Ronald Deibert talking: first let me underline that, as far as we know, none of the targets clicked on the link. Had they clicked on the link, then their phones would have been infected with Pegasus spyware, allowing the operators to take control. What we are able to say definitively is that they were targeted. [...]

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Mexico Spied on Human Rights Investigators

Mexico, where a new report by the Citizen Lab has revealed the Mexican government used Israeli-made spy software to surveil a team of international investigators who had dispatched to Mexico to investigate the high-profile disappearance of 43 students at the Ayotzinapa teachers’ college in Guerrero in 2014. The targeted individuals included some of Latin America’s [...]

Netanyahu is embarrassing Israelis

Gideon Levy, Haaretz AARON MATÉ: It's The Real News, I'm Aaron Maté. At the UN this week, President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showcased their shared priorities on the Middle East. Both leaders made threats and bellicose statements towards Iran. Netanyahu mentioned Iran 37 times, but mentioned the Palestinians just twice. Trump, [...]

Evicted a family in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah

Shir Hever AARON MATE: It's The Real News, I'm Aaron Mate. Israeli forces have evicted a family in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The Shamesneh family had lived in their home for 53 years. They're the latest Palestinian family to be forcibly removed as part of Israeli government efforts to hand Arab homes [...]

Upholding our Rights, Resisting the Ongoing Nakba

May 15, 2017 marks the 69th anniversary of the 1948 Nakba, the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland. Between 1947 and 1949, Zionist paramilitaries, and subsequently Israeli forces, made 750,000 to one million indigenous Palestinians into refugees to establish a Jewish-majority state in Palestine. The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) calls [...]