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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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Taipei to Host 11th Global Assembly of World Movement for Democracy in October 2022 https://mediarightsagenda.org/taipei-to-host-11th-global-assembly-of-the-world-movement-for-democracy-october-2022/ @MoveDemocracy @TFDemocracy @GardenofhopeFdn @LgbtqTaiwan @iorgtw @ryotajonen
Young people are often at the forefront of movements advocating for democratic change. See what @TimurVilic, President of the Bosnian Youth Forum Naše Stranke, says about his motivation to get involved in policy advocacy in this #CrossoverInitiative event: https://www.movedemocracy.org/resource/strategy-for-making-democracy-deliver
One of #WM10Assembly's Democracy Courage Tributes saluted @Mov_sanisidro and its courageous work using artivism to raise awareness of the Cuban govt’s increasing restrictions against free speech. Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara @LMOAlcantara accepted. 👇
📢 EMDS issued a new #Report on the situation of civil, political & social rights in #Azerbaijan based on citizens’ complaints & publicly available sources. The report provides classification of 676 violations based on 580 documented facts in 2021.
NED CEO @DamonMacWilson calls on young activists and civil society to “cut their teeth and take charge politically to help shape the destiny of their countries.” Listen to this #CrossoverInitiative conversation w @ALPI_leaders in Bosnia & @JoseRamosHorta1 https://www.movedemocracy.org/resource/strategy-for-making-democracy-deliver
Check out the latest issue of the Journal of Democracy @JoDemocracy for insights on the collapse of Afghanistan and analysis of other democratic movements around the world: https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/47135
The World Movement joins other #HumanRights groups to stand in solidarity with Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, and continues to protest Bahrain’s continued imprisonment of him since 2012. #setthemfree https://www.helpsetthemfree.org/abdulhadialkhawaja/
BREAKING #AbdulhadiAlKhawaja from #Bahrain 🇧🇭 is one of the three 2022 #MartinEnnals Laureates!
Igniting the quest for #democratic & #social reforms in his country & the #Gulf, Abdul-Hadi Al Khawaja has sustained his dedication to #HumanRights during ten long years in prison.
We call on the Cuban government to respect the right to peacefully protest. #11JCuba #SOSCuba
A #6Meses #11JCuba exigimos justicia para 700+ personas q permanecen en prisión por el único delito de protestar pacíficamente. Repudiamos las largas condenas a manifestantes. Llamamos a la comunidad internacional a exigir libertad para las víctimas 👉@Ale_Pi_ vía @freedomhouse
We stand with Dismas Kitenge in the face of intimidation.
🇨🇩#RDC: @dismaskitenge, président du Groupe @LotusRdc est une nouvelle fois l'objet d'intimidations et de menaces pour ses prises de position en faveur des droits humains.
📣Nous condamnons ces menaces et appelons à la fin du harcèlement à son encontre !
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