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A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.
Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus is being harassed by police. She and her husband are under surveillance and being subjected to regular interrogations.
Two threatening telephone calls were made to staff members of a human rights organization
in Oaxaca State, south-western Mexico.
Military police in São Paulo attempted to block a public assembly gathered to discuss and protest against police abuses. Several protesters, including lawyers, were arbitrary arrested and assaulted...