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Canada: Israel: The Pegasus spyware used against Palestinian activists

with "Palestinian stories", Netflix highlights Palestinian cinema

 with © - Jenny Kane The Netflix Streaming Giant offers 32 Palestinian films or evoking Palestinian stories in its selection "Palestinian stories". We knew "Israel Terre de Series", with planetary success as "Fauda". Now, Netflix, the American Giant Streaming, makes us discover Palestinian cinema. "Palestinian stories" has just been put online. This is a selection of 32 Palestinian films or telling Palestinian stories.

Le groupe NSO est encore une fois dans l'oeil du cyclone après ces nouvelles révélations d'espionnage de militants palestiniens. © provided by the Parisian The NSO group is once again in the eye of the cyclone after these new revelations of espionage of Palestinian activists. The Saga Pegasus moved Monday in the Palestinian territories with revelations that the spyware of the Israeli company NSO was used to track the laptops of six Palestinian activists, one of which also has French nationality. On October 22, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced that they placed six Palestinian NGOs, including Al-Haq, Addeameer and Bisan, on his list of "terrorist groups" due to expected links with the popular Front of Liberation of Palestine ( FPLP), Marxist Organization considered as "terrorist" by the Hebrew State, the United States and the European Union. Suspecting a possible Hacking of the phone of one of its employees, the Al-Haq Human Rights Organization has mandated the European Group Frontline Defenders to investigate the laptops of 75 members of these six NGOs to see if they had been infected with the Pegasus software. Now Monday, Frontline Defenders concluded, after counter-verification with the Citizen Lab of the University of Toronto and the digital cell of Amnesty International, that six laptops had been infected by the software. "When the Pegasus system is in the phone, it is totally monitored ... The phone is no longer yours," he added, calling France "to take his responsibilities" in that case, especially as He had been in contact "with people at the Quai d'Orsay, in the Elysee, with the Consul General of France in Jerusalem" and journalists. have been hacked "before" that NGOs are not designated "terrorists" by Israel. International and Israeli NGOs lamented this appointment that could result in ensuring the financing of these NGOs, some of which work for the defense of human rights and prisoners and receive European funds. "Totally monitored ... The phone is no longer yours" "I felt there was something that was not going, there was something suspect in my phone (...) Frontline Defenders discovered Between the 10th and 30th of April, my phone was attacked by Pegasus, "said AFP Mr. Hamouri, who lives in Ramallah in busy West Bank. "When the Pegasus system is in the phone, it is totally monitored ... The phone is no longer yours," he added, calling France "to take his responsibilities" in that case, especially as He had been in contact "with people at the Quai d'Orsay, in the Elysee, with the Consul General of France in Jerusalem" and journalists. Ubai Al-Aboudi, director of Bisan, affirmed to AFP have "fear for (la) life and (la) security" of activists. The NSO group found itself explained in July after investigations published by a consortium of international media revealing that its Pegasus software had made it possible to spy on the phones of journalists, politicians, activists or entrepreneurs from different Country, including French President Emmanuel Macron. The United States has placed NSO on their list of companies threatening national security because of its software that allows you to recover messages, photos, contacts, and remotely activate the microphones of a smartphone. This society based in the suburbs of Tel Aviv has been "dismayed" by this decision on its software, sold to foreign governments with the approval of the Israeli defense. Shin Beth Counter-attack A 74-page report of Shin Beth presented to US and European officials - consulted this weekend by AFP and including the "+ 972 magazine", an independent Israeli-Palestinian medium, had obtained the Access in first- offers few elements to support relationships between the FPLP and these NGOs. Not that there is another country in the world that has stricter rules in terms of cyberbreviation, "he added. The Israeli Inner Security Service Shin Beth accused the six NGOs of hiking millions of dollars to "several European countries" for the benefit of the FPLP, which this movement and the targeted organizations refute. A 74-page report of Shin Beth presented to US and European officials - consulted this weekend and including the "+ 972 magazine", an independent Israeli-Palestinian media, had obtained access to first- offer few elements To support relationships between the FPLP and these NGOs. An Israeli security source indicated that this report was not the only one against these NGOs, and that "different documents" had been presented "at different levels of confidentiality" to foreign officials. However, it did not specify whether Pegasus had been used for information.

Israel: a 1600-year basilica would contain rare evidence of a pandemic of plague in the Byzantine .
empire in the Israeli city of Ashdod, south of the country, skeletons discovered pell-mell in the graves of a basilica Byzantine tend to show that an epidemic of plague would have sevi in ​​the century. It is known for its port (the first of the country) ... and for its ancient ruins.

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