Crippling civic organising, mobilising and resistance through Draft Amendment to the Act on NGOs

The author gratefully acknowledges insights and input from Attorney-at-law Ermiza Tegal. On February 20, 2018, the Cabinet decided to publish the repressive Draft Act to Amend the Voluntary Social Service Organizations (Registration and Supervision) Act no. 31 of 1980 (LDO 32/2011) to a gazette and present it to Parliament for approval. As usual, the drafting…

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