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,…
March 08, 2019

Proposed new social media law in Nepal threatens freedom of expression

A new broad and restrictive law being introduced by the Nepalese government gives the authorities sweeping powers to block social media platforms and remove…
March 01, 2019

Saudi Arabia: Over 50 human rights groups call for immediate release of women’s rights defenders

Arabic  The following letter was sent to over 30 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of States calling on UN Member States to adopt a resolution…
February 14, 2019

Thailand:Civil society groups urge government to dismiss cases brought by company against human rights defenders

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Office of the Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office Royal Thai Government Government House 1 Pitsanulok Road Dusit, Bangkok 10300 Thailand…
February 08, 2019

Rights group condemns arbitrary detention of protesters in Pakistan and the police killing of activist

Global rights alliance condemns the prison detention of protesters of the ethnic Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) in Pakistan and killing of one of their…
February 07, 2019

Zimbabwe: Civil society concerned as human rights violations persist after violent reprisal for protests

Human rights violations continue in Zimbabwe in the aftermath of the violent attacks against protesters on 14 to 16 January 2019. More than 700…
January 31, 2019

World’s civil society to gather in Balkans to strengthen the “Power of Togetherness”

International Civil Society Week (ICSW) 2019 brings together over 850 civil society leaders, activists and concerned citizens across sectors, themes, regions in Belgrade, Serbia…