The European Civic Forum (ECF) has published the Civic Space Watch Report for 2020. The publication contains a general analysis of EU trends of deterioration and expansion observed in 2020, seven interviews with inspiring activists that protected human rights during the lockdown, and six case studies. There is a particular focus on how COVID-19 pandemic public measures saw exceptional concentrated governmental power and an awakening of active citizenship and organized civic actors in solidarity. Read the report here.
Source: European Civic Forum