May 6, 2014

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April 30, 2014

Three human rights defenders have been threatened by paramilitaries following the creation of the Humanitarian Zone, a civilian initiative to protect the mainly Afro-descendant community.

April 17, 2014

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.

April 16, 2014

Two men were reportedly tortured while in police custody in the Dominican Republic on 12 April.

April 15, 2014
On 2 April Pierre Espérance, a prominent Haitian human rights defender, received a letter containing a bullet and death threats related to his work.