May 06, 2019

Malaysia: A year after elections, fundamental freedoms still restricted

  A year after the electoral victory of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, authorities have failed to reform repressive legislation or expand civic space, and…
April 22, 2019

Supreme Court set to rule on Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

  Myanmar’s Supreme Court is set to rule on an appeal by two jailed Reuters journalists on 23 April  Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe…
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…