August 16, 2019

Zimbabwe government must respect the right to protest and investigate abduction and torture of activists

We condemn violent dispersal of peaceful protesters by #Zimbabwe police today & ongoing repression of civil society & #humanrights defenders. Read our statement ➡️https://t.co/m8YOmRhbgN…
August 09, 2019

Laos: Government must live up to human rights obligations ahead of UN review

Manushya Foundation, CIVICUS and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) call on the Government of Lao PDR to remove all unwarranted…
July 08, 2019

There can be no sustainable development without respect for human rights

FRENCH Global civil society calls on governments to put human rights at centre of development States failing to make connections between sustainable development and…
May 06, 2019

Malaysia: A year after elections, fundamental freedoms still restricted

  A year after the electoral victory of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, authorities have failed to reform repressive legislation or expand civic space, and…
April 22, 2019

Supreme Court set to rule on Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

  Myanmar’s Supreme Court is set to rule on an appeal by two jailed Reuters journalists on 23 April  Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe…
April 11, 2019

International Civil Society Week closes with #FreedomRunner launch

  Belgrade, Serbia – More than 200 civil society leaders and human rights activists from some 100 countries were seen running through the streets…
March 27, 2019

World facing a global compassion deficit finds new CIVICUS report

Government attacks on humanitarian organisations on the rise globally Right-wing populists, nationalists and extremist groups being mobilised to attack vulnerable groups such as refugees,…