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 21, 2014

Community activists in Mexico state received telephone threats which could be linked to their work defending the right to fair access to water. They are at risk of further attacks.

March 11, 2014

Violent clashes during protests that started in early February give no signs of abating. So far, the official death toll stands at 23 people, with over 300 injured.

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.