Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Zambia: Repeal Law That Restricts Civil Society

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Activist Laura Miti holds a placard during a protest against corruption outside the Zambian parliament in Lusaka on September 28, 2018. © 2018 SALIM DAWOOD/AFP via Getty Images (Johannesburg) – The government of Zambia should take decisive and immediate action to repeal a law that unduly restricts the activities of nongovernmental organizations and civil society groups that operate in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The law, known as the NGO Act No. 16 of 2009, subjects nongovernmental groups to excessive and unwarranted controls, including by placing them…

Read complete article

© Human Rights Watch -
Subscribe to

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter