February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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June 24, 2013

In what would be the 500th execution in Texas since 1977, Kimberly McCarthy is due to be put to death. Her lawyer is seeking a stay of execution, raising claims of racial discrimination in jury sel...

June 21, 2013

Relatives of prisoners have not been allowed to visit their loved ones for over a week. They are concerned for the safety of the inmates after reports of violence and killings.

June 14, 2013

New death threats have been made against workers at the 72 migrants’ shelter in southern Mexico. The authorities have not fully implemented agreed protection measures, leaving staff exposed to atta...

June 14, 2013

Colombian trade union leaders involved in labor negotiations continue to receive threats against their lives.