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Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police custody. Two men were shot dead by police in Septem...
Private defense lawyer Omar Ernesto Silva Martínez has made a formal complaint after being repeatedly targeted with threatening calls and surveillance.
The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards and to address systemic racial discrimination.
He has now been charged with offenses punishable by the death penalty. The charges relate to an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi in Libya in September 2012.