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7 August 2009

Durbin, Coburn Continue to Press Tech Companies on Human Rights Code of Conduct

Author: E News Park Forest

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy...

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2 February 2010

US senator asks companies about China rights practices

Author: Agence France Presse

A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies...for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and Web censorship...The letters were sent to Acer, Amazon, Apple, AT&T,...

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17 March 2010

Nokia, Siemens hinder Iranian human rights, says Nobel winner

Author: Alexandra Pullin, TechEye

Nobel prizewinner Shirin Ebadi,...said that some western technology companies are helping the government and called for international economic sanctions..."It's clearly the case with Siemens and Nokia when they send the Iranian state software and...

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3 June 2010

Nokia-Siemens rues Iran crackdown role

Author: Valentina Pop, Bloomberg

Nokia-Siemens Networks [joint venture of Nokia and Siemens]…admitted its share of the blame for Iran's brutal crackdown on anti-government demonstrators last year after selling mobile phone surveillance to the authoritarian regime…Iranian authorities...

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17 August 2010

Activist sues Nokia Siemens in US over Iran cell monitoring

Author: AFP

An Iranian activist is suing Nokia Siemens before a US court, accusing the firm and its parent companies of supplying the Iranian government with technology it used to spy on dissidents. Moawad & Herischi, the Maryland firm that filed the suit...

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28 August 2010

Suing Repression's Service Provider

Author: Kaveh Shahrooz, Frontline Tehran Bureau

[Ali] Herischi and [Edward] Moawad are the two lawyers behind an unusual and potentially devastating lawsuit against Nokia Siemens…[T]he suit has been brought by Mehdi Saharkhiz on behalf of his father, Isa…The elder Saharkhiz, an outspoken reformist...

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6 October 2010

Shirin Ebadi: “Nokia Siemens’ action a major accomplishment for Iranians and for people of the world”

Author: Intl. Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

In a press release published last week, Nokia Siemens Networks [NSN - joint venture Nokia & Siemens] referred to a meeting the multi-national company’s representatives had with [Nobel Peace Laureate] Shirin Ebadi, discussing transparency. “[NSN]...

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18 November 2010

Nokia Siemens lawsuit dropped by Iranian plaintiffs

Author: Cyrus Farivar, Deutsche Welle

Last Wednesday, the attorney for two Iranians who had sued Nokia Siemens Networks in an American federal court withdrew their lawsuit. In the case, the plaintiffs Isa Saharkhiz and Mehdi Saharkhiz had alleged that the sale of Nokia Siemens Networks...

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22 August 2011

Torture in Bahrain Aided by Nokia Siemens

Author: Vernon Silver & Ben Elgin, Bloomberg

[scroll down for statement by Nokia Siemens Networks] Bahraini jailers armed with stiff rubber hoses beat the 39-year-old school administrator and human rights activist...[then] Al Khanjar…[was] question[ed] by a[n]…officer armed with…transcripts of...

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20 September 2011

UK firm denies 'cyber-spy' deal with Egypt

Author: Stephen Grey, BBC

A UK firm offered to supply "cyber-spy" software used by Egypt to target activists, the BBC has learned...Gamma International UK denies actually supplying the program, which infects computers with a virus that bugs online voice calls and email...The...

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