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Paramilitaries have threatened to kill six members of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, a NGO operating in Colombia.
There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.
Since October at least four teachers have been killed and two injured in attacks by suspected insurgents in southern Thailand. On 22 November a headmistress was killed in Pattani Province.
On 24 October, a protest camp of communal landowners and striking miners was destroyed and burnt outside La Platosa silver mine in La Sierrita, northwest Mexico.