Democracy Alerts

[February 15, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Samar Badawi Summoned for Interrogation

Middle East/North Africa

Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Samar Badawi Summoned for Interrogation

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[January 31, 2017]

Democracy ALERT: Russian Agents Arrest Crimean Human Rights Lawyers

Asia, Central/Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Human Rights, Defending Civil Society

 

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[January 19, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: YIHR Activists Attacked While Protesting War Criminal

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[December 8, 2016]

Democracy ALERT: Egyptian Authorities Arrest Women’s Rights Activist Azza Soliman

Middle East/North Africa, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Human Rights, Institutional Development, Women’s Rights, Defending Civil Society

December 8, 2016

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[December 5, 2016]

DEMOCRACY ALERT: ETHIOPIAN AUTHORITIES ARREST ETHIOPIAN OPPOSITION LEADER DR. MERERA GUDINA

Africa, Middle East/North Africa, Economic Development and Democracy, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Institutional Development, Minority Rights, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Defending Civil Society

UPDATE: Ethiopian democracy activist & Oromo leader, Merera...

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[November 24, 2016]

DEMOCRACY ALERT: EGYPTIAN AUTHORITIES TARGET WOMEN'S RIGHTS ACTIVIST

Middle East/North Africa, Human Rights, Institutional Development, Women’s Rights, Defending Civil Society
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[September 30, 2016]

Cuban Authorities’ Escalate Violent Assaults on Civil Society

Latin America/Caribbean, Economic Development and Democracy, Elections, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Institutional Development, Labor/Worker Rights, Minority Rights, Women’s Rights, Youth, Defending Civil Society

On September 23, 2016, police authorities raided the headquarters of...

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[August 23, 2016]

DemAlert: Detained Sudanese Human Rights Defenders Scheduled to Appear in Court on Wednesday

Africa, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Human Rights, Defending Civil Society

DEMALERT UPDATE: Sudanese civil society activists, Midhat Afifadeen, Mustafa Adam and Khalfallah Al-Afif...

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[August 13, 2016]

DemAlert: Bahrain Government Escalates Threat Against Civil Society Activist Sheikh Maytham Al Salman

Global, Middle East/North Africa, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Defending Civil Society

DEMALERT UPDATE: As reported in our August 12 alert, Bahraini authorities detained and interrogated Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman on Sunday, August 14.

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[August 9, 2016]

DemAlert: Over a Dozen Cuban ‪‎Activists‬ on Hunger Strike for Human Rights

Latin America/Caribbean, Economic Development and Democracy, Elections, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Institutional Development, Minority Rights, Transparency, Anti- Corruption, & Accountability, Youth, Defending Civil Society

DEMALERT UPDATE: Though Cuban activist, Carlos Amel Oliva, leader of the youth wing of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), and his fellow UNPACU members, have ended their hunger strike,...

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