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Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva of Brazil has received a series of death threats. He is the target of loggers and land-grabbers use violence to intimidate him.
There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.
On 7 September, communal landowners and striking miners peacefully protesting outside a mine in Mexico are at risk of being violently evicted by the army and police.
A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists may also be at risk.