Jasmin Lorch / Monika Onken / Janjira Sombatpoonsiri

Do COVID-related Legal Measures Shrink Civic Space?

Infographic | 2022

  • Abstract

    How COVID-related measures have changed the civil society space is illustrated in this infographic. The trend analysis was produced as part of the project "Context Matters - Country-Specific Politico-Economic Analyses, Conflict and Crisis Potentials, as well as Global and Regional Trends", funded by BMZ.


    Anne Regier


    German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

    GIGA Focus Global | 8/2021

    Sustaining Civic Space in Times of COVID-19: Global Trends

    Autocracies worldwide have exploited COVID-19 to curtail civil liberties. However, the health crisis and related socio-economic setbacks have also created needs-induced space, leading to a rise of civil society relief activism and protests. Read more in this GIGA Focus Global.


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