In Memory of Michael Brown

Demand President Obama and legislators across the country act now to address police use of lethal force across the USA

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August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.

August 18, 2014

Since protests broke out in Syria in February 2011, thousands of suspected opponents of the government have been arbitrarily arrested and detained; many appear to have been subjected to enforced di...

August 11, 2014

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed or injured by US forces since the 2001 US-led military invasion, but victims and their families have little chance of justice. Evidence of possible...

August 11, 2014

At least nine people were killed after repeated Military Police operations in the community of Acari, in Rio de Janeiro, in a period of 20 days after the World Cup ended.