Snoop list: Hurriyat leaders, Mufti kin, late DU lecturer

Snoop list: Hurriyat leaders, Mufti kin, late DU lecturer

Newsdesk |
July 24, 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, several top Kashmiri separatist leaders, mainstream politicians from the Valley, at least two family members of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and those of late Delhi University lecturer S A R Geelani, apart from journalists and civil society activists from the Valley were on the list of potential targets of surveillance using the Pegasus spyware, according to a report in The Wire.

New Delhi, 24 July 2021

The news website reported that top separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Hurriyat Conference executive member Bilal Lone, family members of separatist patriarch Syed Ali Geelani were among more than 25 people from the Valley selected as potential targets.The report said phones of Lone and S A R Geelani were forensically analysed by Amnesty International’s security lab and were found infected with the spyware.

Source - The Indian Express

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