CIVICUS Civil Society Index

An international action-research project by and for civil society

Civil Society: The Clampdown is Real!

Posted by civilsocietyindex on January 19, 2011

The last decade, and especially 2009 and 2010, have been particularly hard for civil society and human rights defenders. Negative global trends that began soon after 9/11 have come to a head as governments have continued to encroach on fundamental freedoms through harsh security measures and other legal and policy restrictions. CIVICUS has put together a synthesis report highlighting these trends.

To read Civil Society: The Clampdown is Real – Global Trends 2009-2010 click here

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One Response to “Civil Society: The Clampdown is Real!”

  1. [...] The last decade, and especially 2009 and 2010, have been particularly hard for civil society and human rights defenders. Negative global trends that began soon after 9/11 have come to a head as governments have continued to encroach on fundamental freedoms through harsh security measures and other legal and policy restrictions. CIVICUS has put together a synthesis report highlighting these trends. To read Civil Society: The Clampdown is Real – Gl … Read More [...]

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