The Great Civil Society Choke-out

Around the world, governments are doing their best to strangle funding for the civilian groups that dare to challenge their power and hold them to account.

The Great Civil Society Choke-out

Civil society is under more aggressive attack than at any time in recent memory. Facing independent civic groups that have further reach, and more outlets to publish their findings and make their case, governments around the world have begun working to silence them by depriving them of their right to seek funding abroad, even when domestic funds are unavailable. From Africa to Eastern Europe to Asia, autocrats have claimed that they are fighting foreign interference to brush aside domestic and international protest over these restrictions. Tiếp tục đọc “The Great Civil Society Choke-out”