Al Jazeera Investigative Unit

Privacy & Surveillance

Spy Merchants: Spying on dissent through illegal means

Over four months, our undercover reporter posed as a buyer for clients from countries like Iran and South Sudan.

Privacy & Surveillance

Spy Merchants: What is electronic surveillance?

Al Jazeera's investigative unit answers your questions on privacy, and data security.

Privacy & Surveillance

How the 'dual-use' ruse is employed to sell spyware

Al Jazeera investigation reveals how spyware vendors trick trade sanctions and export restrictions on 'grey market'.

Privacy & Surveillance

Exclusive: Spyware firms in breach of global sanctions

Undercover investigation exposes inner workings of spy equipment companies selling to clients from sanctioned countries.


Al Jazeera Investigations Reporters

An introduction to the members of our team.


Shai Masot courted SNP's Angus Robertson ahead of trip

Al Jazeera reveals how Shai Masot courted senior Scottish politician, raising questions over political interference.


UK committee to investigate Israeli embassy scandal

UK parliament's Foreign Affairs Select Committee plans to examine Israel's clandestine efforts to interfere in UK.


Israel Lobby: Headlines, resignations, calls for probe

Al Jazeera releases last installment of investigation that explores Israeli attempts to influence British democracy.


UK: Corbyn calls for probe into Israeli 'interference'

Labour Party leader urges PM Theresa May to open an inquiry after Al Jazeera's investigation The Lobby.

Labour Party

The Lobby Episode 2: The Training Session

In part two, our undercover reporter joins a delegation from the Israeli embassy at last year’s Labour Party conference.

United Kingdom

The Lobby Episode 3: An anti-Semitic trope

A heated conversation between activists raises questions about whether anti-Semitism charge is used to stifle debate.

Labour Party

Israel Lobby: Anti-Semitism battle in UK Labour Party

Al Jazeera reveals how charges of anti-Semitism by Labour group targeted Israel critics and saw some investigated.