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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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How can civil society organizations support local communities and work with local governments? Based in Basrah, Iraq, Fatima works to educate the community, connect CSOs and government and support women's rights. Watch her story in this interactive video:
In celebration of the @JoDemocracy's 30th anniversary issue, editors and contributors will gather for reflections and discussion on authoritarianism and the global state of democracy. You can watch the live stream here: #NEDemocracy #Nedevents
Through our #MusicForDemocracy, 8 musicians remind Africans that they deserve democracy, freedom, and rights--but must fight to gain and protect them. Listen to their EP highlighting, good governance, corruption, democracy, and getting involved:
The supervisor of the dot-org url domain name nonprofits use, ICANN, is considering selling to a private company, putting in question the public service nature of its mission. Esther Dyson calls for more transparency in the upcoming decision:
Opinion | Don‘t give your dot-org domain away to a private company
Dot-org websites must remain free from profit-driven rulemaking.
Are you from Cameroon? Aged 18-30? Interested in social justice and inclusion?
Then apply for Repair 2020! The deadline is January 24.
#Cameroon #HumanRights #Opportunities
Network for Solidari on Twitter
“We are very close to the deadline Click the link below👇🏽👇🏽 to apply, Deadline: January 24, 2020 https://t.co/4G9MkiKk2W”
#Latvia’s political establishment has been an “old boys club" since the fall of the Soviet Union.
But Izle @Vinkele is working to change that.
“Women are over half of Latvia’s population. They should be represented in government the same way.” https://t.co/1QoKKg6Xyh
The @UN is committed to protecting civil society and promoting civic space.
📣 Have your say on civic space 📣
Join the global online discussion that will run from 13-24 Jan 2020: https://t.co/tmGAfw8XUU @UNHumanRights
‼️ Call for initiatives – Stars4Media exchange and training programme for young media professionals #Stars4Media