March 24, 2020

CIVICUS: States should put human rights at the centre of all responses to COVID-19

During the global COVID-19 pandemic states should not impose emergency law as a pretext to restrict civic rights Human rights defenders and political prisoners…
March 19, 2020

Open letter: Donors and supporters must act to ensure civil society resilience against COVID-19 pandemic

Dear civil society donors and supporters, As the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, civil society organisations across the world are taking proactive…
March 18, 2020

Guinea placed on human rights watchlist ahead of referendum

 Guinea placed on CIVICUS Monitor watchlist ahead of referendum Escalating rights violations include use of excessive force on protesters CIVICUS calls for release of…
March 09, 2020

Malawi: Leading civil society organisations call for immediate release of human rights defenders

CIVICUS, the global alliance of civil society organisations, together with the Malawian Human Rights Defenders Network (HRDN) and the Centre for Human rights and Rehabilitation…
February 28, 2020

UAE: Freedom of expression must be upheld at all times

Freedom of expression must be upheld at all times, not only tolerated during Hay Festival Abu Dhabi Arabic As the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi…
February 12, 2020

Philippines: Raids on NGO offices, arbitrary arrests of activists and freezing of accounts

CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance, is extremely concerned about a crackdown against activists and progressive groups in the region of Eastern Visayas by…
January 31, 2020

Pakistan: Release activists from Pashtun movement

To: Dr Shireen M Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights Ministry of Human Rights Re: Concerns regarding arrests of Pashtun activists and supporters Your…
January 22, 2020

Activists call on elite at World Economic Forum to declare climate emergency

Open Letter from Activist Leaders World Economic Forum Delegates ‘Activist Leaders Call on World Economic Forum Delegates to Declare Climate Emergency’ We #StandTogether with…