PEGASUS PROJECT | European MPs calling for action

Two months after the Pegasus Project revelations, published by Forbidden Stories and 16 media partners this summer about the global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapons, the European Parliament dedicated a one-hour debate to the Pegasus scandal during its plenary session last week.

On September 15th, dozens of European MPs came one after another before the assembly, besetting EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, with questions left unanswered until now. They are calling for action.

Worldwide, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged governments to implement a moratorium on the sale and transfer of surveillance technology.

In India, journalists called on the Supreme Court to set up an independent probe into the use of Pegasus.

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