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11 people have been summoned for trial on 25 December under politically motivated charges relating to a protest on 15 July 2014. If convicted, they face up to 30 years’ imprisonment.
He is a human rights defender. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to two years’ imprisonment and a heavy fine. If imprisoned, he would be considered a prisoner of conscience.
Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...
Union member, Oscar López Triviño, was killed a day after paramilitaries sent a death threat to members of the union to which he belongs. Other members of the union are at risk.