July 02, 2020

Ethiopia: Stop violence against protesters and lift internet restrictions

(Johannesburg 2 July 2020) CIVICUS calls on the authorities in Ethiopia to stop using violence to disperse ongoing protests and to lift internet restrictions…
June 30, 2020

Egypt: End Reprisals, Harassment and Threats Against Civil Society Leader Mostafa Fouad

Arabic The undersigned civil society organisations call on Egyptian authorities to immediately end their harassment of Egyptian activist and Deputy Director of HuMENA for…
June 04, 2020

Law enforcement agencies and decision makers must respect the right to protest in the US 

Over 10,000 protesters have been arrested in the #USA.Law enforcement agencies and decision makers must respect the right to protest.Statement: https://t.co/BTn0voaqSv#GeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/N25Sx3Ebpw —…
May 28, 2020

Successes of people’s movements shows the way forward for post-pandemic recovery says new report

 Pandemic has accelerated major economic, political and social problems Civil society has proven its value by winning key breakthroughs over the last year The…
May 27, 2020

Release human rights defenders at risk in the context of COVID-19

Mr Amit ShahUnion Home Minister of IndiaMinistry of Home AffairsGovernment of India Re: Release human rights defenders at risk in the context of COVID-19…
May 25, 2020

Egypt: open letter calling for an independent investigation into the death of Shady Habash

Arabic CIVICUS, together with more than 60 organisations, calls for an open and independent investigation into the jailing and death of filmmaker hady Habash. 
May 11, 2020

Free Saudi Activists commemorating 2-year anniversary of the Saudi government’s arrest & torture of WHRDs

On 15 May, Free Saudi Activists, a coalition of women human rights defenders and organisations advocating for the release of women’s rights activists from…