November 24, 2020

Polish authorities must stop persecuting and intimidating protesters

Civil society organisations express serious concerns over civic space restrictions in Poland Detention and intimidation of protesters by authorities a huge concern Protests sparked…
November 05, 2020

States must partner with civil society as second wave of COVID-19 hits countries

  NEW ANALYSIS: 'SOLIDARITY IN THE TIMES OF #COVID19: Civil Society Responses to the Pandemic' highlights the irreplaceable role of activists, NGOs & grassroots…
October 28, 2020

Polish government must stop violent crackdowns on protesters

#Poland: Authorities must refrain from using excessive force against protesters who are demonstrating against a near-total ban on #abortion. Military deployment at this time…
October 22, 2020

Ladies European Tour community should #StandWithSaudiHeroes

بالعربية Dear Organisers, Participants and Sponsors, We, the undersigned organisations, are writing to ask you to reconsider your participation in the Ladies European Tour…
October 22, 2020

Burundi: four journalists still in jail one year after they were arrested

Exactly one year to this day 4 journalists from the IWACU news agency were arrested and later convicted after a flawed judicial process. CIVICUS…
October 22, 2020

Tanzania: Systematic restrictions on fundamental freedoms in the run-up to national elections

🇹🇿🗳️With national elections in #Tanzania on 28 October, over 65 civil society organsations from across the world have called on President, @MagufuliJP, to end…
October 21, 2020

Nigeria: Urgent call to end violence against #EndSARS protesters

🇳🇬The brutal shooting of peaceful protesters in Lagos by Nigerian security forces is a gross violation of protesters’ rights and those responsible should be…
October 19, 2020

Thailand: Drop charges against peaceful protesters and end restrictions on civic freedoms

Read the Thai version of the letter Letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand as the government cracks down on peaceful protests calling for democracy, human rights and reform.…