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The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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August 26, 2014

Indigenous human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has received a series of threats due to her work on Indigenous rights. Mexican authorities have failed to provide adequate protection measures....

August 18, 2014

Three community activists in Mexico were threatened by members of a movement with close ties to the ruling political party. They were sharing information criticizing the municipal government.

July 31, 2014

A group of relatives of the disappeared in Querétaro state, including Brenda Rangel Ortiz, have been intimidated for demanding a meeting with state authorities.

July 10, 2014

Two threatening telephone calls were made to staff members of a human rights organization
in Oaxaca State, south-western Mexico.