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Prominent human rights defender Valentina Cherevatenko was informed on 24 June that she has been declared a suspect under the “foreign agents law”. She may face up to two years in prison.
Prisoner of conscience U Gambira was released on 1 July after all charges against him were dropped by courts in Myanmar.
El Salvador’s Attorney General filed an appeal to the judge’s ruling that set María Teresa Rivera free.
As Brazil finalizes the preparations for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympic Games in August, there is a high risk of increasing human rights violations in the context of public security operat...