Laws designed to silence: The global crackdown on civil society organizations
Civil society organizations and human rights defenders around the world who speak out against unjust laws and government practices, challenge public opinion or those in power, and demand justice, dignity and freedom, are being increasingly targeted. In this context, an alarming global trend has surfaced in which states are introducing and using laws to interfere with the right to freedom of association and to hamper the work of civil society organizations and individuals who participate in them. This report shows how this phenomenon is widespread and increasing in all regions.
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- Oral statement on Libya and Sudan delivered at the Human Rights Council (HRC40)
- Write for Rights 2018 Campaign Report
- GREECE: OBSERVATIONS ON THE RIGHT TO CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION - “SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF GREECE’S OBLIGATIONS TOWARDS CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS REMAIN UNADDRESSED IN PROPOSED BILL DESPITE SOME POSITIVE STEPS”