February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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February 18, 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them. Her two bodyguards were also threatened.

February 18, 2013

Victoria López, a victim of human rights violations when Bolivia was under military rule, was attacked while at a protest. Police took no action

February 18, 2013

Four men are at imminent risk of execution after their petitions for mercy were rejected. They were sentenced to death in 2004 for their involvement in a landmine explosion.

February 18, 2013

Paramilitaries calling themselves the "Black Eagles" have left a printed death threat at the home of a human rights defender in northern Colombia.