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Cathal Gilbert

Cathal Gilbert

Cathal Gilbert is head of civic space research for CIVICUS and coordinator of the CIVICUS Monitor, a research collaboration tracking civic space in 196 countries. Previously, Cathal worked on human rights and civil society projects for Freedom House and the European Union in Southern and East Africa.
The restriction of basic freedoms has become the global norm
The restriction of basic freedoms has become the global norm
Imagine inviting your ten closest friends to dinner but only four of them show up. The other six can’t make it because they’ve either been...