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At least 80 human rights defenders received death threats by email on or just prior to Colombia’s Human Rights Day on 9 September. Paramilitaries declared them a military target.
Prominent campesino leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead on August 27. She worked to defend the rights and living standards of peasant farmworkers for more than 40 years. Now others may be at ris...
Throughout Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip, which began on 8 July, ambulances and medical facilities across the Gaza Strip have been attacked.
Members of GADES, an organization of women human rights defenders in Haiti, have received threats following the recent sentencing of a police officer for the rape of an underage boy.