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Let’s build a League of Democracies

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10,000 target

Across the world, democracy is in decline. From authoritarian regimes cracking down on freedoms and rights in Hong Kong, to dictators preventing free elections in Venezuela, Belarus, and Myanmar, the situation is deteriorating fast. No country alone has the leverage to oppose dictatorships and protect freedom. it’s time to dream bigger. 

For democracy to be won, prominent world leaders must work together. That is why NOW!’s ‘Wave of Freedom’ campaign works for the creation of a “League of Democracies”: an international coalition of major democracies to coordinate responses and implement measures - such as economic sanctions - to support freedom fighters, and ultimately safeguard freedoms and innovate democracy.

It will not be easy, but it is necessary. Those that love freedom and democracy, and do not want to see the dark cloud of authoritarianism spreading around the world, must stand together. Yesterday it was Tibet, today is Hong Kong and Belarus, and tomorrow it could be your country’s turn. Only by creating a Wave of Freedom that crosses borders and continents can we safeguard our future.


ACTIONS
  • Join our #FridaysForFreedom: take a picture of yourself with a sign supporting a democratic struggle (or more!)  in front of a government building (or in your living room) to ask your country to act! Click here for the details.
  • Contribute to our crowdfunder: help us push the G7 to create this League of Democracies.
CONTACT

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[The designs used in this campaign have been created by Moritz Schröer]

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  • Massimiliano La Russa
    signed 2020-07-01 11:48:36 +0200
  • Jun H
    signed 2020-07-01 11:48:23 +0200
    香港加油!
  • Makoto Kouno
    signed 2020-07-01 11:48:19 +0200
  • David Devant
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  • Claire Langlais
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  • Eben Williams
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  • Miki Nemoto
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  • Frank Nam
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  • Christian Raahauge
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  • han kuk kim
    signed 2020-07-01 11:41:44 +0200
  • Christian Wise
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  • David Missal
    signed 2020-07-01 11:41:42 +0200
  • Duc Ta
    signed 2020-07-01 11:41:01 +0200
    Keep HK Free of the CCP!
  • Darius Cham
    signed 2020-07-01 11:40:58 +0200
  • Gariraygua Samblás
    signed 2020-07-01 11:40:30 +0200
  • Hoi yan Luan
    signed 2020-07-01 11:40:18 +0200
  • Valerio Pasquini
    signed 2020-07-01 11:40:02 +0200
  • JiBoem Kim
    signed 2020-07-01 11:40:02 +0200
    I love Hong Kong, the democracy one!
  • Josh Hartley
    signed 2020-07-01 11:39:52 +0200
  • Raphael Levy
    signed 2020-07-01 11:39:17 +0200
  • Dave Vaughan
    signed 2020-07-01 11:38:49 +0200
  • Denis Horvat
    signed 2020-07-01 11:38:33 +0200
  • Sougata Bhattacharjee
    signed 2020-07-01 11:38:29 +0200
    China should retreat & let people live FREELY in their Country
  • Mads Berg
    signed 2020-07-01 11:24:36 +0200
  • Jean-Marc Fobe
    signed 2020-07-01 11:19:33 +0200
  • Annita Papa
    signed 2020-07-01 11:05:58 +0200
  • Nelson DeGus
    signed 2020-07-01 10:58:03 +0200
    It’s possible that by signing this I, an avid learner of the Chinese language who wants to visit one day, might face punishment by the CCP censorship army if I ever decide to work there and they check my public internet history. China silencing those that dare to speak against it using the Great Firewall and other means of censorship and information control is a powerful deterrent for corporations, organizations, and individuals but it is far too important that democratic societies take a stance. I add my name to this movement out of ideological principal, even when it acts against practical interest. I hope others like me, as people and as groups take a similar stance.