The last time IFEX came together as a network was in Montreal in 2017, under the theme: Rights, Resistance, and Resilience. But in our current global context it has become increasingly apparent that we need to move beyond resistance, and find ways to disrupt the current paradigm.
The Open Government Partnership brings states together to make their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Find out how civil society groups can be a part of it!
Arbitrary detentions, physical and verbal repression, threats, closures of facilities, thefts of equipment and even ostensible kidnappings… Daniel Ortega’s regime has made use of all of these measures to sow terror and stifle free thought in Nicaragua, a country experiencing challenging times for its democratic systems, with systematic human rights violations.
Husain Abdulla, Executive Director of Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), speaks to IFEX about impunity in Bahrain.
IFEX examines how the Bahraini government rewards oppressors while imposing a climate of terror on human rights defenders, dissidents and journalists.
Your State has committed to ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms. This is what the Sustainable Development Goal 16.10 affirms. Is your government meeting its commitment? Help monitor its progress – and contribute to it!
IFEX members have been among those calling for the charges against Huseynov to be dropped and for him to be unconditionally released.
Azerbaijani IFEX member and long-time critic of President Aliyev’s regime, Mehman Huseynov, faces dubious assault charges just two months before he is due to be released from jail.
On 31 December 2018, the Bahraini Court of Cassation upheld renowned human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s 5-year prison sentence for tweeting.
The New Year is arriving with little to celebrate in Brazil: activists are warning that the new president poses a serious threat to human rights.
Amira Abdelhamid shares her thoughts on how legislation is being used to close civic space in Egypt.
IFEX examines how the Egyptian government has been manipulating fears over national security as part of its widespread crackdown on activists, lawyers and journalists.