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On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home in El Progreso. He had been threatened in the past for working on projects for the promotion of human rights and social justice.
A draft law, which will make repeated violation of the already restrictive rules governing public assemblies a criminal offense, has been tabled in the Russian parliament.
A human rights activist and her family from San Luis Rio Colorado have faced repeated threats and intimidation by local police in reprisal for denouncing police abuses.