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A human rights activist and her family from San Luis Rio Colorado have faced repeated threats and intimidation by local police in reprisal for denouncing police abuses.
At least 5 soldiers have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of Dedek Khairudin. However, his whereabouts are still unknown and a proper investigation has yet to be initiated.
Javier Barrera Santa, a leader of ASFADDES, an association campaigning for justice in cases of enforced disappearances, has been threatened in Medellín, Colombia.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer Maryam Haid was arrested on 13 January in Damascus. She was later shown “confessing” on a program on a pro-government TV channel.