November 16, 2018

With social and political polarisation rising, global campaign gets people talking across divides

Global SPEAK! campaign counters growing divisions with a call to “speak with” those we don’t normally Campaign will comprise almost 200 events in 60…
November 13, 2018

Joint letter in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human…

To: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organisations urge your…
November 09, 2018

Journalist facing serious charges for reporting amid rising repression in Cameroon

Cameroonian journalist was reporting on human rights abuses when detained Charges include engendering state security and cyber criminality Fears of imminent terrorism charges and…
November 07, 2018

Reimagining democracy requires better participation in political and economic decisions

French Year-long global research initiative explores what democracy means to people from almost 80 countries and what kind of democracy they want Key challenges…
November 01, 2018

Sri Lanka government must respect the rule of law and protect civic space

CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance and The Innovation for Change South Asia Hub are extremely concerned about the political crisis in Sri Lanka…
November 01, 2018

Saudi Arabia: Free Saudi activists now!

Saudi Arabia should immediately and unconditionally release all arbitrarily detained activists, respect their rights to freedom of expression, association, and assembly, and put an…
October 15, 2018

Zimbabwe Police arbitrarily arrest trade union leaders over planned protests

#Zimbabwe Police arbitrarily arrest trade union leaders over planned protests; authorities are still employing methods of an era gone by to silence dissent -…
October 11, 2018

Indonesia: Shut down of civil society conference an attack on civic space

Breaking News: Police close and cancel civil society conference on the sidelines of #IMF & #WorldBank annual meeting in Bali, #Indonesia (#IMFWBMeetingBali ). Statement:…