Press Release: END THE CRACKDOWN ON CIVIC GROUPS NOW!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 SPACES FOR CHANGE | S4C   SPACES FOR CHANGE | S4C is deeply concerned about the increasing clampdown on the civic space ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Nigerian civic space is witnessing the biggest crackdown in history, with international rights groups threatened with closure, media houses raided, social critics arrested, detained and facing bogus criminal charges…

Standing Together to Defend the Civic Space

SPACES FOR CHANGE ‘s| S4C’s regional workshop, Promoting and Defending Internet Freedoms in Nigeria,  held on September 5, 2018, brought together 35 online practitioners in Enugu State, South-East Nigeria, to increase their capacity to push back against the increasing tide of restrictions on civic spaces often targeted at civil society actors operating in virtual, online and offline…

Panel Discussion at NYU Examines Global Strategies for Reclaiming the Civic Space

SPACES FOR CHANGE’s director, Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri, joined activists from Argentina, United States, Brazil, Philippines and India at a panel discussion on Reclaiming Civic Space: Resistance, Resilience and Resources held at New York University (NYU) on May 21, 2018. The panelists at the discussion are contributing authors to the 26th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights (SUR 26), published…