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People take to the streets ahead of EU elections

On 19th May 2019, ahead of the European Parliament elections, around 150.000 people took to the streets to raise their voices against nationalism and exclusion in Germany, including demostrations organised in Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart and Hamburg. Read more

People take to the streets ahead of EU elections

Dispersal of protests continues to be a major challenge to peaceful assembly

Authorities continue to disperse and restrict protests, while the courts issue positive orders holding security officers to account for excessive force. Read more

Dispersal of protests continues to be a major challenge to peaceful assembly

Student protests mobilise thousands for environmental protections

On 15th March 2019, students in cities across the country participated in an international climate-change protest. Read more

Student protests mobilise thousands for environmental protections

Opposition members intimidated, activists arrested and detained

opposition members face intimidation, activist arrested and detained for disagreeing with the demolition of a victim's memorial site, environmental defenders arrested for protesting against the construction of a battery plant in Brest. Read more

Opposition members intimidated, activists arrested and detained

Two journalists killed in Mexico and several facing attacks and harassment

On 20th February 2019, a radio show host and activist who advocated against a gas pipeline project was killed outside of his home just days before a vote on the project was scheduled. Read more

Two journalists killed in Mexico and several facing attacks and harassment

State orchestrated civil society a threat to independent groups

As we've previously covered in the CIVICUS Monitor, concerns have been rising over a perceived increase in state affiliated civil society. Most worryingly, these groups have been shown to play a role in smearing and harassing independent civil society groups that are critical of the government. Read more

State orchestrated civil society a threat to independent groups



EU continues support to CSOs, activists march in support of prominent Iranian WHRD

On 19th March 2019, it was reported that a dozen Armenian activists organised a protest in front of the Iran Embassy in Yerevan. Read more

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EU continues support to CSOs, activists march in support of prominent Iranian WHRD