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An appeal by eight Bolotnaya protesters will be heard by Moscow City Court on 19 June. All of them are victims of a politically motivated trial. All seven behind bars shall be released.
Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.
The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.
A woman gang-raped by eight men who accused her of adultery is now at risk of being caned for this “offense” in Indonesia’s Aceh province.