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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June 22, 2012

Two members of a community organization that opposes mining operations in the southern state of Oaxaca were shot and wounded on 16 June. They and other members of the organization are at risk of fu...

June 15, 2012

Ismail "Hilath" Rasheed was attacked by men who slashed his throat, near his house in the capital, Malé. He survived but is at risk of further attacks and is in need of effective protection.

June 14, 2012

A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists may also be at risk.

June 14, 2012

Mehman Huseynov faces up to five years in jail on charges of “hooliganism”, despite eyewitnesses contradicting police claims. He appears to have been targeted for highlighting abuses in the country...