September 23, 2022

Letter to the UN Secretary-General on UN agencies engagement with the Myanmar junta

Re: UN agencies, funds, programmes and other entities engagement with the military junta UN entities must stop legitimizing the Myanmar military junta and instead…
August 18, 2022

Open letter: Stop reprisals against Mongolian human rights defender Sukhgerel Dugersuren

CIVICUS and over 120 civil society organisations have signed a joint letter to urge the authorities in Mongolia to stop reprisals against human rights…
August 09, 2022

Demands to release Mexican land rights campaigner on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 9 August, global civil society alliance CIVICUS urges the Mexican authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Indigenous land rights campaigner…
July 25, 2022

Serious concerns over ongoing violations of human rights in Nicaragua and lack of accountability for…

His Excellency António Guterres  Secretary-General United Nations  405 East 42nd Street New York, NY,  10017 USA 30  By email: and   Dear Secretary-General, …
July 18, 2022

Activism works: on Mandela Day, let's boost efforts to free human rights defenders around the…

#StandAsMyWitness campaign launched two years ago on Nelson Mandela Day Campaign has been part of successful global calls to release incarcerated human rights defenders …
July 14, 2022

Egypt: CSOs urge German Ministers to raise human rights with President Al-Sisi ahead of COP27

Arabic Civil society groups have written a letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Baerbock and State Minister and Special Envoy Morgan urging them to press President…
June 15, 2022

Open Letter to ASEAN Defence Ministers

To: H.E. General Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, Cambodia  His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulahibni Al-Marhum, Minister of…
May 18, 2022

Chad: Respect the right to protest and release detained activists

The use of violence to disperse recent protests in Chad and the arrests and detention of members of civil society and the political opposition…