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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.
Human rights defender and lawyer, Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, from Guerrero State, Mexico received an anonymous death threat on 4 May. His life and those of his colleagues are at risk.
A human rights defender was kidnapped on 15 May, and held prisoner for almost a day: his organization has received threatening messages.
On 7 May, shots were fired into the office of a women’s rights organization in Bogota. This follows a series of attacks and intimidation against human rights defender Monica Roa and her colleagues....