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[ April 14, 2017 ]

Congolese Civil Society Responds to Ban on Protests

Africa, Economic Development and Democracy, Elections, Freedom of Assembly and Association, Human Rights

On April 11, 2017, Congolese civil society organization La Voix Des Sans Voix Pour Les Droits De L’Homme (VSV) issued a statement condemning the government’s decision to ban public protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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[ April 14, 2017 ]

“Respect Democratic Principles in Venezuela” – Latin American Civil Society

Latin America/Caribbean, Economic Development and Democracy, Human Rights

Pro-democracy network Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy (REDLAD) and Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, spoke out against the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s recent attempt to strip the National Assembly of its power and

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[ April 14, 2017 ]

Zimbabwe Civil Society Encourages Participation Ahead of Elections

Africa, Economic Development and Democracy, Women’s Rights, Youth

The Institute for Young Women’s Development (IYMD) and Organizing 4 Zimbabwe (O4Z) have teamed up to encourage youth and women to participate in politics ahead of the country’s 2018 elections.

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[ April 14, 2017 ]

How Funders Can Respond to Closing Civic Space

Latin America/Caribbean, Minority Rights

Peter Kostishack, Vice President and Director of Programs at the Global Greengrants Fund, shares valuable tips funders can use to support environmental activists in his new article, “

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[ April 14, 2017 ]

Solidarity Center Wins Telly Award for Workers’ Rights Advocacy Video

The World Movement for Democracy would like to congratulate the Solidarity Center (SC) and Next Day Animation for receiving the

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[ April 12, 2017 ]

STATEMENT: VOIX DES SANS VOIX LA VOIX DES SANS VOIX POUR LES DROITS DE L'HOMME

COMMUNIQUE  DE  PRESSE  N° 007/RDC/VSV/CE/2017

 

LA VSV DEMANDE AU PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE SE CONFORMER A L’ESPRIT ET A LA LETTRE DE L’ACCORD DU 31 DECEMBRE 2016 EN  DEMETTANT DE SES FONCTIONS LE PREMIER MINISTRE BRUNO TSHIBALA

 

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[ April 3, 2017 ]

REDLAD Statement: SERIOUS POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SITUATION IN VENEZUELA

SERIOUS POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SITUATION IN VENEZUELA

March 30, 2017

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[ April 3, 2017 ]

New CIMA Report on Internet Governance

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) released a new report on the changing landscape of internet governance entitled: “Media Development in the Digital Age: Five Ways to Engage in Internet Governance.” In the report, CIMA identif

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[ April 3, 2017 ]

Vietnam's "Law on Belief and Religion" Reinforces Repression

Asia

On March 15, 2017, Võ Văn Ái of the democratic Vietnamese non-profit organization, Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), spoke about Vietnam’s restrictive “Law on Belief and Religion” at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

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[ April 3, 2017 ]

Hurford Youth Fellowship Application Deadline Approaching

Youth

The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Movement for Democracy, seeks emerging democratic leaders from around the world who are committed to building their leadership skills, enhancing their organizational talents, and harnessing their potential.

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