Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nomination for OGP Steering Committee members opened
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2014 May 13 | by Nout van der Vaart via http://www.ogphub.org/blog/nomination-for-ogp-steering-committee-members-opened/ Nomination for OGP Steering Committee members opened The nomination phase for new OGP Civil Society Steering Committee members is now open (and will run to June 15). If you know somebody or have the ability to engage strategically and effectively at the global level with senior government and civil society members; read and represent

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CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2014
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  The State of Civil Society Report 2014: Reimagining Global Governance draws on contributions from more than 30 of the world’s leading experts on civil society as well as on inputs from our members, partners, supporters and others in the global CIVICUS alliance. The varied contributions highlight changing global political dynamics, an emerging disillusionment with global frameworks of governance and a fundamental lack of accountability within

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[Korean CSO] We Condemn the Thailand Coup that Threatens Democracy and Human Rights under the Title of ‘Peace Restoration’
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                    We Condemn the Thailand Coup that Threatens Democracy and Human Rights under the Title of ‘Peace Restoration’ Two days after the announcement that martial law had been put in force was made on May 20th, a military junta, named the National Order Maintenance Council (NOMC), led a coup and subsequently installed itself as the government of Thailand. Over the course of the six months of anti-government protests,

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[Nepal CSO] Letter of Appeal against Thai Military Coup

Nepal CSO - The civil society organizations in Nepal have come in solidarity to write a letter of appeal condemning the Thai military coup and demand to uphold basic human rights standards. 28 May 28, 2014 Leader of National Peace and Order Council Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha Royal Thai Army Headquarters Rachadamnoen Nok Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand Fax:  (+66-2) 226 1838 E-mail: prforeign@gmail.com   Dear General, We, the members of civil society

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[SEAPA] Statement:Alert and Statement on the Thai Coup
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  [Thailand] SEAPA Alert and Statement on the Coup Bangkok, 26 May – SEAPA is deeply distressed over the outright suppression of freedom of expression and press freedom in Thailand following the declaration of a military seizure of power on May 22, two days after martial law was declared on May 20. The initial declaration was aimed at stemming the increasing likelihood of violence and ending the seven-month political crisis in Thailand. The military coup

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[ANFREL] Statement: ANFREL Expresses its Condemnation of Thai Military’s Coup D’état & ongoing Military Rule
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ANFREL Expresses its Condemnation of Thai Military’s Coup D’état & ongoing Military Rule May 26th, 2014 BANGKOK, 26 May 2014 – The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) Foundation today expressed its condemnation of the Thai military’s May 22nd coup and the subsequent collapse of democratic rights that has followed. Thursday’s military takeover is a grave violation of the fundamental rights of all Thais, no matter their affiliation,

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[FORUM-ASIA] Statement: Thailand: Human Rights Situation Rapidly Deteriorating as Political Impasse Continues
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FORUM-ASIA Statement: 27 May 2014 Thailand: Human Rights Situation Rapidly Deteriorating as Political Impasse Continues The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), a regional human rights group with 47 member organisation across 16 countries in Asia, registers its deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in Thailand following the imposition of martial law since 20 May 2014 and subsequently a military coup

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