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CAMBODIA: ‘ADHOC 5’ rights activists freed with strict conditions Read more
COLOMBIA: Human rights activist released on parole after seven years in prison Read more
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Senate adopts draft Bill on legal recognition and protection of human rights defenders Read more
ECUADOR: President grants pardon to four indigenous activists jailed for 2015 protest Read more
EGYPT: Court hands down surprise victory for press freedom, says part of law is unconstitutional Read more
GERMANY: Court hands partial victory to G20 protest camp organisers Read more
GUATEMALA: Rare justice as man is handed 40 years in jail for 2016 killing of journalist Read more
HUNGARY: Government dilutes controversial NGO Bill Read more
MYANMAR: Civil society fights back against restriction on freedom of expression Read more
PARAGUAY: Government says will adopt mechanisms to protect journalists at risk Read more
QATAR: International media’s group Twitter account back after suspension Read more
ROMANIA: Regional court finds freedom of expression rights of journalist were violated Read more
RUSSIA: European Court rules in favour of Russian LGBTI activists on dissemination of information Read more
UGANDA: Charges dropped against activists who took on private company Read more
speaks to Sara García Gross, executive coordinator of the Citizens’
Association for the Decriminalisation of Therapeutic, Ethical and
Eugenic Abortion in El Salvador which seeks to raise awareness, to
change the Salvadoran legislation regarding abortion, to legally defend
women who have been charged or convicted for abortion or related
offences and to promote sexual and reproductive health education.
speaks to Saúl Baños, a lawyer with the National Roundtable Against
Metal Mining in El Salvador on the success of civil society in getting
metal mining banned in the country and challenges that lie ahead.
CIVICUS speaks to a Liberian activist about the invasions by multinational companies into community and indigenous lands. Read more
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necessarily those of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation.