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[STATEMENT] Joint Letter to UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association
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To the President of Bangladesh, H.E. Md Abdul Hamid Bangladesh: Release all those arbitrarily arrested and investigate police abuse Dear President Hamid, We are writing to express our concerns about serious violations of civic freedoms perpetrated during recent protests in Bangladesh. We urge your government to take immediate steps to address these issues in accordance with your international human rights obligations. Our organisations are concerned

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ADN/CIVICUS Collaborative Op-Ed [Jakarta Post] Human rights at risk for ASEAN citizens
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ADN/CIVICUS Collaborative Op-Ed [Jakarta Post] Human rights at risk for ASEAN citizens Ichal Supriadi and Josef Benedict Bangkok | Thu, April 26, 2018 | 02:01 pm Silent protest: A woman covered in mud stages a protest during the commemoration of Human Rights Day. The woman is representing the victims of the Sidoarjo Mudflow. (JP/Jerry Adiguna) As the 10 heads of state from ASEAN gather for the group’s latest summit in Singapore this week to discuss

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[ADN Info] CIVICUS International Civil Society Week (ICSW) 2016 Registration is Now Open!
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Registration for International Civil Society Week 2016 is now open!  CIVICUS and Confederación Colombiana de ONG (CCONG) are pleased to invite you to join them at ICSW 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia from 25 to 28 April. Under the banner of “Active Citizens, Accountable Actions”, ICSW 2016 will feature more than 20 events organised by leading civil society organisations and will cover 4 crucial themes: peace, inclusion,  enabling environment

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[INFO] CIVICUS: Nominations for the 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards are NOW OPEN!
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Nominations for the 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards are NOW OPEN!    The 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards is celebrating the 11th year of awarding civil society activists and organisations for their excellence, innovation, and brave risk-taking. Nominations are now open for Youth Activists, Individual Activists, Civil Society Organisations, and for the first time ever, we are opening nominations

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