CZECH REPUBLIC: The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) move against non-profits, attempting to cut them out from state financial support

Article originally published in Czech on A2larm.cz, 31 March 2020 - accessible here According to the draft law published on the website of the Chamber of Deputies, only organizations from…

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ITALY: New Safe Harbor Decree – “Save all lives, on land and at sea. It is possible and dutiful” – say NGOs

(Mediterranea - Saving Humans, 8 April 2020) The NGOs Sea-Watch, Doctors Without Borders, Open Arms and Mediterranea express their concern about the Italian government's decision to use the health emergency…

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Democracy International – Democracy in times of Corona: become a #CoronaDemocracyReporter for Your Country

Article originally published on Democracy International - accessible here The world is in the grips of an all-encompassing health-crisis that has drastically affected the lives of millions of people around…

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Amnesty International highlights human rights priorities for state responses to COVID-19 

Article originally published on Amnesty International website, 1 April 2020 - accessible here Amnesty International has published recommendations today for states in Europe urging them to ensure that their responses to COVID-19…

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ROMANIA: Public statement by FDSC – Civil society needs support measures to be able to actively contribute to solving the social problems generated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Article originally published in Romanian on Stiri.ong, 24 March 2020 - accessible here Fundația pentru Dezvoltarea Societății Civile (FDSC) released a public statement drawing attention to the fact that civil…

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