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Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.
Two Dagestani lawyers continue to receive death threats in relation to their work on a high profile murder case. Their complaints are not being effectively investigated by the authorities.
Migrants’ rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata.
A man was shot dead during a protest in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on April 22. The community was protesting after another man was shot in the head during a police operation in the favela.