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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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By collaborating with @Article19org, @CIVICUSalliance, & @ICNLalliance on the #CivicSpaceInitiative, World Movement is helping civil society activists understand their rights to peacefully assemble, associate, and express themselves. Learn more here:
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How can international support and relationships with Parliamentarians support #RightToFunding for CSOs? In #Kyrgyzstan CSOs develop relationships to oppose restrictions and maintain public support. Learn more here: https://t.co/ehbMHZE9ex
Vietnamese blogger & Radio Free Asia contributor Truong Duy Nhat was kidnapped from Thailand in January 2019 while seeking political asylum from #Vietnam. He has been held in T-16 prison in Hanoi, Vietnam ever since. Join the call to #SetThemFree: https://t.co/2vekZnmPbu
Activists in #Azerbaijan are “some of the most suppressed and persecuted groups in the country, living under the constant threat of arbitrary arrest, imprisonment, or violence.” Learn their stories and #SetThemFree: https://t.co/VJnV2vHhdZ
The government in #Venezuela has brutally cracked down on all protesters with arbitrary arrests & excessive use of force. We spoke to the family of @gilbercaro, former opposition party legislator and political prisoner, to learn his story. Watch below and #SetThemFree!
Nelson Mandela was detained for 27 years solely because of his political advocacy. Today, thousands remain in jail as prisoners of conscience. This #MandelaDay, we are spotlighting their stories. Join the call to #SetThemFree! https://t.co/lnKVHcjbr5
Live-stream now: Monitoring #MediaFreedom in Latin America: How Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 is Boosting Civil Society Engagement: . Featuring #mediadev #pressfreedom #NEDevents #SDGs #SDG16
Happening now! #Nigerian #BreakingBarriersWestAfrica ambassador @zeechampion2019 @Freedom Radio Dutse,JIGAWA state, educating the public on creating an enabling environment for young women’s participation in politics@WYMDnetwork @MoveDemocracy
In a letter to the editor re: @NEDemocracy President, Carl Gershman's piece on the treatment of Uyghurs in China, Rosemary Burke from Fairfax says:
"It is a crime against humanity. Each such crime makes us all less human."