Civil Society Besieged in Various Parts of the World


credit: The Guardian

United Nations officials and civil society organizations reveal that false charges, murderous intentions and prosecutions are attacking activists around the world.


This alarming report causes influential civil society groups to lobby the U.N.s High Level Panel to openly identify the core of a permissive setting for civil society in any new production of internationally agreed upon development visions and goals.

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