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UNESCO Confirms It Funded Forbidden Stories NGO Investigating Pegasus Spying Software


July 29, 2021

The pan-African Jeune Afrique media previously reported that UNESCO could have participated in the investigation by Forbidden Stories.

UNESCO confirmed $35,000 had been allocated to Forbidden Stories through the Global Media Defense Fund. The nonprofit organization was chosen along with 44 other projects by the Fund in 2020, the UNESCO press office said, noting the data had been published on the organization’s website a few months ago.

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