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Paramilitaries sent death threats to a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia.
A man was shot dead during a protest in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on April 22. The community was protesting after another man was shot in the head during a police operation in the favela.
Migrants and migrants’ rights defenders were shot at in the vicinity of Lechería shelter, Mexico State, Mexico. There are concerns that the authorities are not taking the threat seriously.
A draft law, which will make repeated violation of the already restrictive rules governing public assemblies a criminal offense, has been tabled in the Russian parliament.