In Memory of Michael Brown

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October 6, 2015

The Governor of Missouri commuted the death sentence of Kimber Edwards to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole four days before he was due to be put to death.

October 2, 2015

Human rights defender Marino Alvarado and his nine-year-old son were attacked by three armed men in their home. He, his family and other colleagues may be at risk of further attacks.

October 2, 2015

Imprisoned Cuban artist Danilo Maldonado Machado ended his hunger strike on 1 October after being told by a state official that he would be released in 15 days. He remains a prisoner of conscience...

September 29, 2015

Paramilitaries killed a peasant farmer with close links to the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in north-western Colombia. Other peasant farmers in the area have been labeled guerrilla fight...