septembre 01, 2020

POLOGNE : « Nous avons inventé de nouvelles formes de protestation parce que nous n’avions…

CIVICUS s’entretient avec Klementyna Suchanow, activiste, auteure et chercheuse basée à Varsovie, en Pologne, au sujet de l‘annonce récente du gouvernement polonais d’entamer le…
août 13, 2020

RÉPUBLIQUE DOMINICAINE : « Nous faisons partie d’un mouvement antiraciste global »

CIVICUS s’entretient avec Elena Lorac, coordinatrice de Reconoci.do, un réseau civique indépendant et pluraliste composé principalement de jeunes Dominicains d’origine haïtienne. Reconoci.do défend les…
juillet 01, 2020

TUNISIE : « La réponse officielle n'a pas pris en compte les aspects de genre…

 À la veille du 25ème anniversaire du Programme d’Action de Beijing, qui aura lieu en septembre 2020, CIVICUS s’entretient avec des personnes activistes, dirigeantes…
avril 01, 2020

POLAND: ‘People are more understanding and supportive of LGBTQI+ issues than politicians’

  Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences…
février 19, 2020

LGBTQI+ RIGHTS IN UGANDA: ‘Intolerance is fuelled by anti-rights groups and leaders’

Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of…
février 06, 2020

ANTI-RIGHTS GROUPS: ‘Protesting once is not enough; we need to fight back every single day’

Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of…
novembre 20, 2019

BANGLADESH: ‘Out of fear, people are being silent’

CIVICUS speaks with Aklima Ferdows, who works with the Centre for Social Activism in Bangladesh, about civil society’s challenges and support needs in the…
novembre 20, 2019

MALAYSIA: ‘We need global solidarity to push back on attacks on rights’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
novembre 11, 2019

CHILD RIGHTS: ‘Anti-child rights groups are making up stories to convince the public’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
octobre 31, 2019

SRI LANKA: ‘Trolls accusing people of being traitors are organised and political’

Ahead of the Sri Lankan presidential elections on 16 November 2019, CIVICUS spoke with Sandya Ekneligoda, a human rights defender and campaigner for justice…
septembre 30, 2019

CONSPIRACY THEORIES: ‘When social trust has been eroded, people don’t know what to believe’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
septembre 26, 2019

DROITS DES MIGRANTS : " Les discours haineux sont motivés par des relations de pouvoir…

Dans le cadre de notre rapport thématique de 2019, nous interrogeons des militants, des dirigeants et des experts de la société civile sur la…
septembre 25, 2019

LES GROUPES ANTI-DROITS DE L'HOMME: "Ils ne pensent pas que les droits de l'homme sont…

Dans le cadre de notre rapport thématique de 2019, nous interrogeons des militants de la société civile, des dirigeants et des experts sur leur…
septembre 25, 2019

ETHIOPIA: ‘Civil society can play a key role in overcoming divisions’

CIVICUS speaks to Yared Hailemariam, Executive Director of the Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia, about recent political reforms in Ethiopia, the opening opportunities…
septembre 23, 2019

HUMAN RIGHTS: ‘People have a great desire for positive stories’

CIVICUS speaks with Saleem Vaillancourt, a journalist and media producer who works to promote the rights of Iran’s Bahá’í community and to encourage positive…
septembre 17, 2019

HATE SPEECH: ‘The fact that this is how online platforms are supposed to work is…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
septembre 16, 2019

MYANMAR: ‘The government needs to open the doors’

CIVICUS speaks with Nay Lin Tun, a doctor and civil society humanitarian worker in Myanmar, about conflict in Rakhine State, the difficulties faced by…
septembre 10, 2019

VIETNAM: ‘The government is using non-state actors against minority religions’

CIVICUS speaks with Thang Nguyen of Boat People SOS (BPSOS), a civil society organisation based in the USA and Thailand, about the challenges for…
septembre 09, 2019

GROUPES ANTI-DROITS: " Ils veulent nous arrêter parce que nous apportons une différence "

Dans le cadre de notre rapport thématique de 2019, nous interrogeons des militants, des dirigeants et des experts de la société civile sur leurs…
septembre 09, 2019

ANTI-RIGHTS GROUPS: ‘They want to stop us because we do make a difference’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experiences of facing backlash by anti-rights…
août 29, 2019

REFUGEE RIGHTS: ‘It’s about finding ways to make refugee voices stronger’

CIVICUS speaks to Evan Jones of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) about the challenges that refugees face in Asia and civil society’s…
août 15, 2019

BOTSWANA: ‘Anti-rights groups are emerging in reaction to progressive gains’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
août 14, 2019

HIV/AIDS: ‘We need a global civil society movement that stands together for all rights’

  CIVICUS speaks to Alessandra Nilo, co-founder and Executive Director of GESTOS – HIV and AIDS, Communication and Gender, a civil society organisation (CSO)…
août 13, 2019

REFUGEE RIGHTS: ‘My status doesn't represent me’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their human rights work, their experiences of backlash…
août 12, 2019

LGBTQI RIGHTS: ‘There is an ongoing desire among many to more closely regulate morality’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups…
juillet 12, 2019

ONLINE CIVIC SPACE: ‘We shouldn’t expect tech giants to solve the problems that they have…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
juillet 10, 2019

‘In response to anti-right narratives, we need to support one another in all of our…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
juin 27, 2019

" Les gens ne peuvent pas rester sur la touche lorsque leurs droits leur sont…

Dans le cadre de notre rapport thématique de 2019, nous interrogeons des militants et des dirigeants de la société civile sur la manière dont…
septembre 04, 2018

LATVIA: ‘Faced with hatred, we focus on delivering a human rights message’

As part of our 2018 report on the theme of reimagining democracy, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their work to…
août 02, 2018

IRAN: Political humour as a tool against authoritarian regimes

Ahead of the publication of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report on the theme of ‘Reimagining Democracy’, we are interviewing civil society activists…
juillet 24, 2018

‘We are increasingly seeing the dark side of civil society’

  Ahead of the publication of the 2018 report on the theme of ‘Reimagining Democracy’, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about…
juillet 23, 2018

‘Civil society needs a compelling counter-narrative’

Ahead of the publication of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report on the theme of ‘Reimagining Democracy’, we are interviewing civil society activists…
juillet 13, 2018

‘People have power, even if they don’t usually feel like they do’

Ahead of the publication of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report on the theme of ‘Reimagining Democracy’, we are interviewing civil society activists…
décembre 15, 2017

‘Threats to women’s and LGBTI rights are threats to democracy; any retrogression is unacceptable’

Recent years have seen an apparently growing tendency for anti-rights groups to seek to claim the space for civil society, including at the intergovernmental…
novembre 10, 2017

‘Dutch citizens feel a major disconnect from politics’

The special theme of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report will be ‘reimagining democracy’. The report will explore how citizens and civil society…
octobre 25, 2017

‘The government is in fact listening to civil society, just not to the progressive side…

CIVICUS speaks to Horace Levy, the director of Jamaicans for Justice, a non-profit, non-partisan, non-violent citizens’ rights action organisation that advocates for good governance…