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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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.@StanfordCDDRL is now accepting applications for its Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program, focused on democracy, development and the rule of law. Apply to be one of the 25-30 fellows for a intensive summer program! For more: https://t.co/uPu7gT5Ubb
Congratulations Rafael Marques de Morais of @makaangola! Today, Angolan President Lourenço honored him with the Order of Civil Merit, First Class, for his courageous work in fighting grand corruption in Angola. He was a recipient of @movedemocracy's courage tribute in 2015.
The 2018 general election represented one of the 1st times digital #disinformation occurred on a massive scale in Pakistan. @CIMA_Media's report examines it & its impact on the country’s political discourse, + methods to counter it.
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“#Cuba As of Oct 29, the @UNHumanRights Committee on Enforced #Disappearances activated an urgent action procedure with respect to the disappear...
#Cuba As of Oct 29, the @UNHumanRights Committee on Enforced #Disappearances activated an urgent action procedure with respect to the disappearance of @jdanielferrer/#humanrights defender/leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba
#FreeFerrer #Canada #CBC @cafreeland #cdnpoli @PnPCBC https://t.co/Ywh6N8u1qi
UNSR on Freedom of Assembly and of Association @cvoule condemns #Cuba’s pattern of persecution against activists, including currently detained UNPACU activists #SetThemFree
Michael Lima Cuadra on Twitter
“#Cuba - Four #UN Special Rapporteurs denounce the forceful expatriations of #democracy activists & call attention to what they identify as ...
#Cuba - Four #UN Special Rapporteurs denounce the forceful expatriations of #democracy activists & call attention to what they identify as a pattern of persecution against #humanrights defenders/#journalists & #Cubans who are critical of those in power.
#Canada #CBC #DDHH https://t.co/5rC4xT1AIk
2-day expert consultation on the role of the lawyers in defending human rights in peaceful protest. Lawyers right to access to information before and during the protests is critical to fulfill their professional commitments.@ICNLAlliance @IBAHRI @ICJ_org
Join us in celebrating @YoungWomenInst as they mark their 10th anniversary!
10 years of empowering women, educating and creating strong, political individuals and commmunities.
Young Women on Twitter
“2019 marks our 10th anniversary! Celebrating a journey of transforming the lives of young women under the theme: A Decade of feminist movement...
Egyptian activist and #journalist Esraa Abdelfattah, who was abducted and tortured by #Egypt ’s government on Oct 12, is now on the 18th day of a hunger strike while she remains in prison. We join many others calling for her release. #SetThemFree More: https://t.co/yVjqY8IcMc
Garment workers took part in a recent Solidarity Center Leadership training in #SriLanka, where @SolidarityCntr programs engage workers in workshops covering gender-based violence at work, job health and safety and more. @cleanclothes @FashionRev @SusonAlonzo @4WorkerRights