AWS Bans NSO Group Behind Pegasus Spyware Used Against Journalists

Amazon Web Services has shut down the accounts of Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group, following explosive revelations of its software being used to target activist and journalists.

Amnesty Internationals Calls on Google to Halt Saudi Arabia Plans

Amnesty International, along with 38 other humans rights organizations, is calling on Google to halt plans to establish a cloud data center in Saudi Arabia.

Qatar Demonstrates Danger of Contact Tracing Apps

A major security vulnerability left Qatari citizens open to having highly sensitive, personal information stolen.

Facebook Will Not Give Authorities a Backdoor to Access Encrypted Messages

Two months ago we reported on an open letter by Attorney General William Barr and his counterparts in Australia and the United Kingdom, calling on Facebook to create encryption backdoors in its messaging apps. This was followed by the FBI…

Pussy Riot Kicks Jailed Members Out Of Band

Pussy Riot has become an internationally known name in the past couple of years, with millions of people urging President Vladimir Putin and other Russian leaders to grant them amnesty after three members of the punk band were arrested for…

Pussy Riot Members To VIsit Brooklyn

Two of the women who were recently freed from a Russian prison after being jailed for “acts of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” will visit Brooklyn on February 5 for a human rights benefit concert. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova…

Amnesty International Lets You See What It’s Like To Be Tortured

Perhaps this video would hit a lot closer to home for the American population if it was released during George W. Bush’s reign, but as it stands, if the following video by, uploaded by Amnesty International, doesn’t leave an impression,…

Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Brings New Pete Seeger

Monday March 19th is the exact 50th anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan’s eponymous first album. The anniversary sees the release for charity of a digital single and music video of the classic Dylan song “Forever Young” by one…