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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April 22, 2014

On 24 April the Paraguayan Senate votes on a bill to return 14,404 hectares of traditional land to the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community after 20 years of suffering.

April 17, 2014

On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home in El Progreso. He had been threatened in the past for working on projects for the promotion of human rights and social justice.

April 16, 2014

Two men were reportedly tortured while in police custody in the Dominican Republic on 12 April.

April 16, 2014

Robert Campbell, aged 41, is due to be executed on 13 May. He has been on death row for 22 years, over half of his life.