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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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Our #CrossoverInitiative shares stories and insights of civil society leaders entering government: “Politics is all about finding the balance between dreaming big and knowing where to apply a technical solution.”
NEW POWER 3.0 BLOG POST: "Egypt and China's Telecoms: A Concerning Courtship" @AllisonLMcManus @TimepDC https://t.co/2i3AIroTNd
#Mexico has a strong civil society sector, yet the government requires CSOs to submit receipts for all transactions, which is difficult for small CSOs in rural regions. Read more about the #RightToFunding challenges, including foreign funding here:
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Empowering Women for Stronger #PoliticalParties is a must read for all working to promote #WomenInPolitics. The guidebook is now available in #Spanish, #Urdu, #Burmese, #Albanian, #Russian, #French and #Arabic- download and share here! https://t.co/2ZZi9hUmuX
Civil society activists can become ideal government leaders, but crossing from one role to the other poses unique challenges. Our new #CrossoverInitiative lets you hear stories and insights from people who have crossed over. Stayed tuned for the upcoming launch!
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Yesterday I addressed the @EUparliament on civic space& authoritarianism.The EU must support CSOs & UN special procedures to push back on the closing of civic space&the rise of authoritarianism #10yearsFOAA @CIVICUSalliance @enablingNGOlaw