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July 10, 2015

One transgender woman was found dead on the night of 4 to 5 July in Cali, south-western Colombia. Two other trans women were injured, one of them fatally, following attacks with knives during a sep...

July 8, 2015

A lower court will be considering a petition by Yevgeniy Vitishko’s lawyer for a mitigated sentence after Tambov Regional Court denied the environmental activist’s parole on 25 June.

July 8, 2015

Thousands of residents of the Deep Sea informal settlement in Nairobi are facing imminent forced eviction as a notice served by Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) expires on 8 July.

July 8, 2015
The verdict is due on 26 September in the trial of human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others, who witnessed the killing of a poet in Cairo. They are at risk of a prison sentence of up to five y...