February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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March 27, 2014

A leader of the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo receives a death threat. A few days before, several armed men attacked and threatened the community following the forced eviction of 43 families.

March 6, 2014

An Indigenous family of land activists received a death threat on 27 February. The family is struggling to preserve their land against the construction of a wind farm.

February 28, 2014

Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.

February 21, 2014

Despite an injunction by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC), around 74 Roma families living in a settlement in Halandri, Athens, Greece are at risk of imminent forced eviction.