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Members of COFADEH, a prominent Honduran human rights organization based in Tegucigalpa, the capital, have reported being the subject of surveillance and attacks in recent weeks.
Human rights defender Jorge Arzave Orihuela has received a further threatening phone call at his home in Lomas de San Francisco Tepojaco, Mexico State. He and his family are in danger.
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.
Leading activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and 24 other men were sentenced on 11 June to 15 years’
imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds (US$13,900) for taking part in a peaceful