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Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women’s rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the
capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. Their safety remains at risk.
Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara, Jeison Pava, and members of the Verbel family received death threats on 3 and 7 June.
Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court
appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.
On 20 May armed men attempted to kill the land restitution leader Enrique Cabezas in the Curvaradó River Basin, Colombia. Rafael Truaquero, another land claimant, and his family were also threatene...