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February 26, 2013

According to Ignacio Ochoa Plácido, on the morning of 18 February two unidentified men with guns forced their way into his car while he was at a petrol station.

February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

February 18, 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them. Her two bodyguards were also threatened.

February 18, 2013

Paramilitaries calling themselves the "Black Eagles" have left a printed death threat at the home of a human rights defender in northern Colombia.