Togo

Togolese CSOs reject NGO bill that would criminalise them

Togolese civil society organisations oppose the bill that the government has proposed to modify the 1901 law that currently regulates the freedom of association in the country. They argue that in its current form, the bill will criminalise the activity of organisations engaged on governance issues.
Additionally, a coalition of opposition parties has resorted to street mobilisation to call for the implementation of the 2006 reforms of the political agreement reached under the inter-Togolese Dialogue. Read more

Access to information law approved

The Togolese parliament approved a new access to information law however protests continued to be met with violence in Mango. Read more