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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March 12, 2013

Human rights defender and trade unionist Carlos Hernández was shot dead on 8 March in Chiquimula department, eastern Guatemala.

February 27, 2013

Members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were threatened with a massacre in the context of increased paramilitary presence in the area.

February 26, 2013

According to Ignacio Ochoa Plácido, on the morning of 18 February two unidentified men with guns forced their way into his car while he was at a petrol station.

February 18, 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them. Her two bodyguards were also threatened.