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May 8, 2014

Video footage shows 2 men held captive and being ill-treated by armed people in south-eastern Ukraine. They are seen being interrogated by a man who is evidently not a law enforcement official.

May 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.

May 8, 2014

Paramilitaries sent death threats to a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia.

May 7, 2014

On 6 May, the Taganskii District Court in Moscow quashed an appeal against the authorities’ decision to block the Russian news website