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People Power Under Attack: A Global Analysis of Threats to Fundamental Freedoms

CIVICUS : 2018

As societies fracture under the weight of rising social and economic inequalities and the increasing dominance of political leaders seeking to exploit societal divisions for their gain, civil society is bearing the brunt of a consequent drop in respect for the basic freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression. In order to draw comparisons at the global level and track trends over time,the report details civic space ratings for 196 countries. Each country’s civic space is categorised as either closed, repressed, obstructed, narrowed or open, based on a methodology that combines several sources of data on the freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression


Link: https://www.civicus.org/documents/PeoplePowerUnderAttack.Report.27November.pdf

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