November 20, 2019

Pakistan: Civil society calls for the immediate release of Mohammed Ismail and an end to…

بالعربية The undersigned members of CIVICUS, the global alliance of civil society organisations, and the Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) call for the…
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…
August 09, 2019

Laos: Government must live up to human rights obligations ahead of UN review

Manushya Foundation, CIVICUS and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) call on the Government of Lao PDR to remove all unwarranted…