Statewatch article: RefNo# 32105
Complaint lodged with OECD by Privacy International over spyware sales by UK and Germany to Bahrain
Statewatch News Online, February 2013
"On 1st February 2013 Privacy International, together with fellow organisations, the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (“ECCHR”), Reporters Without Borders, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Bahrain Watch, filed a complaint with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) National Contact Point (“NCP”) in the UK against Gamma International UK Ltd (“Gamma”), alleging that the company is in breach of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. A parallel complaint against Trovicor GmbH is being filed at the German NCP. The complaints examine evidence indicating that Gamma and Trovicor have exported intrusive surveillance technology and training to Bahrain."

See: Briefing note on OECD Complaints against Gamma International and Trovicor in the UK and Germany (pdf)

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