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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.
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...
Syrian sports teacher Obaida Behaa’ al-Rakkadh has been missing since 26 February and may have been subjected to an enforced disappearance.
On 14 May, 20 detainees were stripped and beaten in Ain Zara Prison, Libya, then left for two days on a concrete floor without mattresses or blankets.