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.

    designer

    Anne Regier

    Publisher

    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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