In Memory of Michael Brown

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May 28, 2015

Two human rights defenders, Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka, were arrested on 18 and 24 May respectively after making public statements on human rights violations during the state of emergency i...

May 27, 2015

Four people, including one police officer, have been killed and hundreds injured during protests against a planned copper mining project in southern Peru. The authorities imposed a state of emergen...

May 26, 2015
Yusupha Lowe, the 16 year old son of Bai Lowe, a man accused of being involved in the 30 December 2014 attempted coup in Gambia, was arrested on 1 January. Initial reports indicated that he was being...
May 26, 2015

Horacio Giusti, a journalist and volunteer press officer has reported being beaten. This attack appears to be directly linked to his work at the Venezuelan Penal Forum (Foro Penal Venezolano), a la...