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'Shocking...Outrageous': New Revelations Confirm UK Spied on Amnesty International


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'Shocking...Outrageous': New Revelations Confirm UK Spied on Amnesty International

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Underscoring "gross inadequacies" in the UK intelligence system, the group which oversees British spy services admitted on Wednesday that the government had targeted Amnesty International for surveillance and unlawfully misused its data—a startling turnaround of a ruling made just 10 days earlier, in which the tribunal declared that Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) had not spied on the world's largest human rights organization.