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Members of the Indian Youth Congress stage a protest following media reports on the use of Pegasus spyware, near the Parliament in New Delhi, 20 July 2021, Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Anatomy of the Pegasus spyware in India

SFLC.in chronicles the recent history of surveillance operations in India and its link to the Pegasus spyware issue. It asks the Indian government to clarify the relationship between security agencies and the Israeli NSO group.

A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 uses his mobile phone as he walks past a mural, in Maharashtra, India, 21 January 2021, Ashish Vaishnav/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

How is free speech being curtailed during the pandemic by the Indian government?

SFLC.in identifies cases and trends of how censorship was carried out in India during the pandemic.

Passengers on a railway coach browse their mobile phones, near Delhi, India, 21 March 2021, Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

EFF: India’s strict rules for online intermediaries undermine freedom of expression

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said India’s 2021 Rules restrict companies’ discretion in moderating their own platforms and create new possibilities for government surveillance of citizens.