Germany

Map by CIVICUS Monitor. Civic space in Germany is rated ‘Open’ by CIVICUS Monitor. Read more about the ratings here.

Freedom of association

In February, the German Federal Fiscal Court ruled that the German branch of association Taxation of Financial Transactions and for ...
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UPDATE 13/03/2019: The coalition "Rechtssicherheit für politische Willensbildung" (Translated: Legal certainty for political advocacy), bringing together over 80 CSOs to advocate for ...
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Freedom of expression

(European Centre for Press and Media Freedom) On Friday, 15. February 2019, the German Parliament will debate motions by the Greens ...
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(Index on censorship) “What happened is that I stumbled across something which made the police look bad.” Video footage shot by ...
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On 15 May, the Bavarian parliament passed a controversial Police Task Bill (PAG) granting police new powers to act without ...
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Freedom of assembly

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Other resources

(European Environmental Bureau) Restrictions placed on civil society are dangerous for both our democracies and our environment. A new report by ...
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The annual Baltic Sea NGO Forum, attended by participants from all of the Baltic Sea region countries, is the major ...
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(CIVICUS and Irish Council for Civil Liberties) Ireland has a vibrant and diverse civil society. An estimated 29,000 civil society organisations ...
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(Centre for Strategic and International Studies -  17 July 2017) A non-governmental organization (NGO) that is critical of the government’s actions in ...
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