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…
May 17, 2022

South Africa: Urgent calls for the government to act against rising killings of HRDs

CIVICUS and Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) call on the South African government to urgently denounce the ongoing killings of human rights…
May 12, 2022

Mexico: Criminalisation and arbitrary detention of the human rights defender Kenia Hernández

To: Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador  President of the United Mexican States  Dr Adán Augusto  Interior Minister   Ms. Evelyn Salgado Pineda Constitutional Governor of…
May 12, 2022

Thailand’s abusive draft law on not-for-profit organizations

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.  The White House Washington, DC    Dear President Biden,  We, the undersigned non-profit organisations, are writing to express our…
May 09, 2022

MYANMAR: ASEAN must move beyond consensus in facilitating cross-border humanitarian aid

In the lead up to the high-level meeting on ASEAN humanitarian assistance to Myanmar, civil society organisations voiced their grave concerns in a webinar…
April 29, 2022

El Salvador: Stop attacks on civil society and civic freedoms

Government extends a state of emergency with unprecedented mass arrests and restrictions on civic rights.
March 24, 2022

Thai government fails to accept recommendations to repeal restrictive laws at UN periodic review

Human rights groups CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) are disappointed by the Thai government’s failure to accept…
March 21, 2022

Civil society organisations call on Tunisia to lift all restrictions on civic space and independent…

Arabic Tunisia: More than 100 civil society organisations have endorsed a statement calling for an end to restrictions in Tunisia.         …