November 21, 2019

Report: Groups attacking human rights becoming more prevalent, prominent and powerful

New report reveals that groups attacking hard-fought human rights are on the rise globally. Groups threatening progressive rights worldwide are growing in number, are…
November 20, 2019

Pakistan: Civil society calls for the immediate release of Mohammed Ismail

 UPDATE 26 November 2019:  🇵🇰Our friend and partner, Professor Ismail, has just been released on bail by the #Pakistan government. He should never have…
October 04, 2019

Open letter to the Emirati authorities to free HRD, Ahmed Mansoor on his 50th Birthday

On 22 October, Ahmed Mansoor will turn 50 in prison so CIVICUS and partners have organised a series of actions to help #FreeAhmed and…
October 01, 2019

Egypt: international community must take a stand and demand an end to human rights violations

#Egypt: 2000+ people arrested after peaceful protests. CIVICUS calls on @AlsisiOfficial to respect rights of peaceful assembly in Egypt and to release all those…
September 23, 2019

Gates Foundation award to India’s Modi a setback for civic freedoms and democratic values

The decision by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to award Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a Goalkeepers Global Goals Award on 24 September sends the…
September 18, 2019

Global campaign sparks conversations that can change everything

Global SPEAK! campaign counters growing social and political divisions with a call to “speak with” those we don’t normally Campaign will comprise almost 150…
September 03, 2019

Latin American civil society receives little funding and support for its vital work of political…

 New study reveals that Latin American Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) receive little funding for their essential work of political advocacy, activism and the promotion…
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…