Policing the digital frontiers: Is India weaponizing technology to silence civil society?

Gmail on Laptop in Dark. Image via Flickr by Image Catalog. Public Domain.On June 15, 2020, Amnesty International and Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, uncovered a coordinated spyware campaign that targeted nine Indian human rights defenders between January to October 2019.In the world’s largest democracy, these types of incidents are a concern especially when viewed alongside the government’s broader crackdown on dissent. Under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government, India has gained global notoriety ...

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