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Bangladeshi newspaper editor Mahmudur Rahman was transferred from jail custody to police custody in the capital Dhaka on 4 December, putting him at risk of torture.
The office of human rights organization Pro-Búsqueda was raided. In the raid, important information on cases was destroyed and computers with sensitive information were stolen.
Sixty families from two rural communities in the state of Maranhão, northeast Brazil, were left homeless and landless after being forcibly evicted by Maranhão police.
Paramilitaries sent a death threat to several human rights organizations and a trade union in Northern Colombia.
Among those threatened are families from El Tamarindo, who are also under thre...