Democracy Alerts

[September 19, 2017]

DEMOCRACYALERT: SALVADORAN MEDIA OUTLETS REVISTA FACTUM AND EL FARO JOURNALISTS THREATENED FOR EXPOSING CORRUPTION

Latin America/Caribbean, Human Rights, Independent Media

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[August 22, 2017]

Hong Kong Authorities Crackdown on Umbrella Movement Activists

Asia, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Human Rights, Youth, Defending Civil Society
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[July 5, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: Ethiopian Activist Dr. Merera Gudina Heads to Court Tomorrow

Africa, Human Rights, Defending Civil Society

On July 7, 2017, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), Dr. Merera Gudina, will appear in court for a hearing. He has been held in prison for the past six months while awaiting trial.

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[June 24, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: Angolan Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais Accused of Criticizing the State

Africa, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Independent Media, Transparency, Anti- Corruption, & Accountability, Defending Civil Society

On June 20, 2017, the government of Angola accused investigative Angolan journalist and Director of the anti-corruption organization Maka Angola, Rafael Marques...

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[June 9, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: ESMAD Police Attack Afro-Colombian Civilians in Buenaventura

Latin America/Caribbean, Minority Rights, Defending Civil Society

On June 2, 2017, the Mobile Anti-Disturbances Squadron (ESMAD) ...

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[May 3, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nedal Al-Salman Placed on Travel Ban

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

On April 26, 2017, Nedal Al-Salman, Bahraini human rights activist and head of International Relations and Women & Children's Rights Advocacy at the civil society organization ...

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[April 21, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: EQUATOGUINEAN AUTHORITIES ESCALATE CRACKDOWN ON CIVIL SOCIETY

Africa, Defending Civil Society

UPDATE: After eight days in arbitrary detention, CEID reported that Asumu was released and received urgent medical assistance.

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[March 11, 2017]

DemocracyALERT: Azerbaijani Journalist Mehman Huseynov Imprisoned

Eurasia
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[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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