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EU fact-finding mission due in Cyprus after Pegasus revelations

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A fact-finding mission from the European Parliament’s committee evaluating the use of Pegasus software is travelling to Cyprus on November 1, Cybc reported on Thursday.

According to a post on the European Parliament’s Twitter account, members of the committee will investigate reports of illegal use of surveillance software against citizens, including politicians and the media.

The following day, November 2, the mission will travel to Greece.

The committee has already held an open hearing with the participation of Greek journalists Thanasis Koukakis and Stavros Malichoudis, who were victims of surveillance, and journalist Elise Triantafyllou, who investigated the issue for the website Inside Story.

In the discussion, there were several references to the activities in Cyprus of companies involved in the Greek wiretapping scandal.

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