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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 Nigerian Government is yet to meet the demands of Nigerians as we continue to call for an immediate end to police brutality.
🇹🇿 #Tanzania: over 65 civil society organisations highlight systematic restrictions on fundamental freedoms in the run-up to the 28 October 2020 national elections. 🗳️
Read our letter 📝: https://defenddefenders.org/tanzania-systematic-restrictions-on-fundamental-freedoms-in-the-run-up-to-national-elections/ 🔍
#TanzaniaElectionsWatch #HRDs #CivicSpace #PressFreedom
20 October, 2020...we watched with horror as armed military officer shot at peaceful #EndSARS protesters. Citizens demanding for justice and fighting for a better Nigeria were killed! Nigeria is killing her youth.
#Burma | @FortifyRights is calling on Burmese authorities to release peaceful protesters from their arbitrary detention and end their crackdown on human rights defenders. Read more about their statement here:
Myanmar: End Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders, Free Political Prisoners - Fortify Rights
15 anti-war protesters arrested, some sentenced to five years in prison, many in hiding
In the era of #COVID-19, how can youth connect to one another to encourage the advancement of democracy? In a new Youth Voices video, @TaniaLopezLizca of @JuventudLAC discusses how youth can use digital technology to make their voices heard. #WYDD2020
Youth Voices Videos - World Movement for Democracy
📍Are women and girls able to enjoy their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association?
In his new report, UNSR @cvoule Outlines recommendations on how to ensure women and girls can assemble & associate. Read it here: https://undocs.org/en/A/75/184
Don't miss out on UNSR @cvoule's virtual event "Celebrating Women in Activism and Civil Society" TODAY at 9:00 am EST. Listen to UNSR @cvoule & leading female civil society activists discuss the finding of the UNSR's most recent report.
Register here➡️ https://icnl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_in9UAvvGRSWWcQPht4ek3g
DEMOCRACY ALERT --> The World Movement protests the unjust detention of the brother of Darb editor Khaled el-Balshy by Egyptian security forces. The government of Egypt must cease its persecution of independent journalists. #SetThemFree
Democracy Alert: Kamal Elbalshy - World Movement for Democracy
The World Movement joins human rights and press freedom organizations such as EuroMed, RSF, and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in denounci...
Tomorrow! 📢 Join UNSR @cvoule for his discussion with leading female civil society leaders on the enjoyment of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly & of association by women & girls! Listen tomorrow, October 20 at 9:00 - 11:00 am EST!
Register ➡️ https://icnl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_in9UAvvGRSWWcQPht4ek3g