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Ahmed Mansoor: the poet who spoke truth to power and paid a heavy price

by Rebecca White “The only way to counter repression is by revealing it. And yes, there is always that possibility that I will go back to jail. But if [activists] do not talk, who will?” This quote is taken from a short film of Ahmed Mansoor back in 2015. A prominent Emirati human rights defender...

More than 100,000 people urge UN states to end spyware crisis

UN member states should urgently support a halt on the sale, transfer and use of spyware to end the endemic unlawful surveillance of activists, journalists, lawyers, and political leaders, Amnesty International said today. 107, 273 people from 180 countries and territories signed the organization’s...