NGOs extremely anxious over governmental bill threatening their activities

Although the month of November was eventful in terms of politically motivated violations of human rights, the prevailing conditions made it difficult and at times almost impossible for organizations in the human rights sector to document them adequately. The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Bill, which is now awaiting Presidential assent, left most NGOs in a state of uncertainty as to whether and how they would continue with their activities. Some NGOs had actually suspended operations pending the outcome of the Bill. Because of this, the few cases documented in this November Monthly Political Violence Report (MPVR) are by no means the only violations that occurred during the month.

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