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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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The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies released recommendations for preventing violent extremism (PVE) in #Lebanon, which “draws on the country’s history, as well as its social and political characteristics and trends.” Read it here: @samiatallah1
Localizing Preventing Violent Extremism Strategies in Lebanon - World Movement for Democracy
The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) has released a set of recommendations for preventing violent extremism (PVE) in Lebanon, which “dr...
A new guidebook published by the West Africa Civil Society Institute explores sustainable funding models for civil society organizations, with case studies from over 20 organizations across the region. Check it out:
Guidebook on Alternative Funding Models: Civil Society’s Financial Sustainability in Africa - World Movement for Democracy
Around the globe, civil society organizations are considering how to gain more financial freedom to ensure their sustainability and better meet consti...
Our #SetThemFree campaign highlights activists who have been imprisoned for their work. This month’s updates: A journalist in #Azerbaijan freed, as another faces bogus tax evasion fines. In #Cuba, activists face brutal crackdown amidst #EU visit. More:
#SetThemFree Campaign Updates - World Movement for Democracy
Azerbaijan Seymur Hazi On August 29, 2019, journalist Seymur Hazi was released from prison after serving five years on charges of “hooliganism.&...
@YIAGA @MoveDemocracy @IbrhmFaruk The song's lyrics, recorded in French, English and Wolof, condemned dictatorship and greed as well as absolute power and corruption. #MusicForDemocracy .@YIAGA .@MoveDemocracy .@IbrhmFaruk
Click the link to listen to 'Democracy', the new single by .@YIAGA, .@MoveDemocracy and African Movement for Democracy, recorded to mark this year's International Day of Democracy #MusicForDemocracy
Group Releases Song To Mark Democracy Day - Amplified Radio Live...
YIAGA Africa, the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the African Movement for Democracy (AMD) have released the single, ”Democracy” in...
Yesterday was International Day of Democracy (September 15)! To celebrate this important day, @movedemocracy launched a song, by our network of West African politically- & socially-minded musicians which I’m part of. Do listen here! @AfricanMovemen1 @YIAGA
Musicians Launch Song in Celebration of Democracy Day - World Movement for Democracy
Today, on September 15, 2019, we join democrats around the world in celebrating the International Day of Democracy under the theme “Participatio...
Want to learn more about ICNL's work to counter the trend of closing space for civil society? Check out the Civic Space Initiative, in partnership with @article19org @CIVICUSalliance & @MoveDemocracy https://t.co/Y0YnfvZk4a
20 years ago, delegates from 80+ counties founded @MoveDemocracy as a "worldwide network of democratic practitioners and thinkers, committed to mutual support, exchange, and cooperation." Learn more about the work of our network in honor of #DemocracyDay!
The World Movement 20th Anniversary - World Movement for Democracy
Happy #DemocracyDay! The World Movement encourages democratic participation around the world by engaging musicians, artists, & youth in discussions w civil society. Most recently, we worked with musicians in West Africa, who recorded an album that (1/2)