Who is CIVICUS?
CIVICUS is a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world. Launched in 2002 and headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, we have more than 10,000 members in over 175 countries.
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Freedoms Under Attack In Maldives
For tourists, the Indian Ocean archipelago of The Maldives is a tropical paradise. But not for its citizens. A new report reveals that rule of law and fundamental freedoms are under attack. Scores of opposition politicians and activists have been arrested on trumped up charges.
IRAN CONTINUES CRACKDOWN ON DISSENT
KILLINGS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS IN GUATEMALA CONTINUE
FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS UNDER ATTACK IN MALDIVES
SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTING WOMEN ACTIVISTS
WATERSHED ELECTIONS IN ZIMBABWE
DOZENS DEAD IN VIOLENT CRACKDOWN IN NICARAGUA
JOURNALISTS JAILED IN RECORD NUMBERS IN 2017
CIVIC SPACE RATING IN LATVIA DOWNGRADED
What is The CIVICUS Monitor?
The CIVICUS Monitor is an online platform that tracks threats to civil society in all countries across the globe.
Use this interactive map to learn the state of civic space (the space for civil society) and fundamental freedoms in any country. Civic space is rated as either closed, repressed, obstructed, narrowed or open.