Democracy Alerts

[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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[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

UPDATE: According to OMCT's statement, "on December 14, 2016, the presiding judge of North Cairo...

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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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