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ALERT: The World Movement is greatly concerned to learn about the arbitrary arrest of and travel ban imposed on Pakistani activist Gulalai Ismail, active WMD participant and founder of @awaregirls. Read more: https://t.co/8zqfQiRdtZ pic.twitter.com/V1XPiIuugC— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) October 12, 2018
ALERT: We are alarmed that #Egypt activist & long-time World Movement participant Esraa Abdelfattah has been summoned for questioning TOMORROW in relation to Case 173. Join the call to #CloseCase173 by sharing and learn more here: https://t.co/IFOxC7CEBf pic.twitter.com/lONezydUcL— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) October 8, 2018
ALERT➞We strongly condemn the attack on #Nicaragua civil society leader Félix Maradiaga @maradiaga and implore authorities to implement recommendations of the IACHR and to resume dialogue towards the full restoration of the rule of law: https://t.co/6m0NhXWkGl #SOSNicaragua pic.twitter.com/4B2lF6Gi5C— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) July 13, 2018
ALERT: An est. 200 killed since protests began on April 18 in #Nicaragua. We strongly condemn all acts of violence and intimidation against peaceful protesters that have been carried out by police and government-backed paramilitaries. Learn more and share: https://t.co/Sczft9JBFl pic.twitter.com/fMufubf9Zp— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) June 22, 2018
DemocracyALERT: #Egypt intensifies crackdown on #press and civil society with the sentencing of journalist Ismail Alexandrani to 10 years by a military court. Join us in demanding the government of Egypt #SetThemFree! Read more here: https://t.co/rVrnjefirq pic.twitter.com/zyaiNcc7yX— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) June 6, 2018
ALERT: Over two days, antiriot police and pro-government supporters have attacked peaceful protesters in #Nicaragua, resulting in three deaths. We strongly condemn all acts of violence and intimidation by the government against peaceful protesters. More: https://t.co/zioUPIFmba pic.twitter.com/u4S78qQzTY— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) April 20, 2018
Today, we joined over 40 civil society orgs (https://t.co/aP81vfgMe6) in expressing deep concern over recent arrests of journalists, including @zone9ners Befeqadu @befeqe and Mahlet @faantish2 under #Ethiopia State of Emergency law. Learn how you can help: https://t.co/eAnPS3Rwte pic.twitter.com/ZFdTCKTowt— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) March 29, 2018
ALERT: World Movement is disturbed to learn of a recent wave of acts of intimidation against #Titiev, and @rudomakha, and urges for the charges against Titiev to be dismissed and the crimes against Rudomakha and Memorial to be investigated. Read more: https://t.co/229TtvFrox pic.twitter.com/qzKHRBjigl— World Movement (@MoveDemocracy) January 19, 2018
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#DemocracyAlert: @MoveDemocracy calls on the govt of #Cuba to immediately release all detained protesters & activists, like @LMOAlcantara & @jdanielferrer. Their right to freedom of expression & peaceful assembly must be respected. #SetThemFree https://www.movedemocracy.org/democracyalert-arrest-of-civil-society-activists-and-citizens-in-crackdown-on-peaceful-protests-in-cuba
[FIGHTING BACK] @RSF_inter files in France first criminal complaint agst #NSOGroup #NSO, w/ journalists #OmarBrouksy & @MaatiMonjib, two victims of #Pegasus #Morocco #France. To be continued. #PressFreedom #PegasusProject
NEW--> @RSF_inter has announced its intention to take legal action against those responsible for the mass surveillance of more than 200 journalists from 20 countries as a result of the findings from the joint media outlet investigation into the #NSOgroup. https://rsf.org/fr/actualites/pegasus-un-outil-repugnant-et-sordide-prise-par-les-predateurs-de-la-liberte-de-la-presse
The World Movement is thrilled about the release of #Egyptian journalist Esraa Abdelfattah! Esraa was awarded our 2021 Democracy Courage Tribute alongside many other brave independent journalists. Watch the tribute ceremony here: https://youtu.be/8jqc7Q79pCY
#DemocracyALERT: The World Movement condemns the govt. of #Nicaragua's arbitrary arrests of pro-democracy activists & presidential candidates. We call to #SetThemFree. The citizens' rights to freedom of expression & peaceful assembly must be respected.
DemocracyALERT: The Crackdown on Civil Society and Opposition Figures in Nicaragua Must Stop - World Movement for Democracy
The World Movement for Democracy is alarmed by the ongoing crackdown and arrest of civil society activists and presidential candidates in Nicaragua. T...
Applications for 2022-2023 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program are open until October 1! The program hosts democracy activists, scholars, and journalists for 5-month fellowships. To learn more and apply, visit http://ned.org/fellowships.
Information production and consumption have drastically changed in the past decade. Don’t miss CIMA’s event July 15, The Power of Data: A New Way to Measure International Media Development feat. @IREXintl 2021 Vibrant Information Barometer (VIBE) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-power-of-data-a-new-way-to-measure-international-media-development-tickets-159879779725?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch #mediadev
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Today, I had the opportunity to open @MoveDemocracy ‘s Democracy Courage Tributes award ceremony with my song "Holm." Check out this performance and the rest of the award ceremony here: