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February 19, 2015

A funeral wreath was delivered to the home of human rights defender Martha Elena Díaz Ospina in Colombia. This threat came days after she rejected a court-ordered apology by the armed forces for th...

February 17, 2015

Twelve people were shot dead and four others injured by military police officers during an operation in north-east Brazil. Residents report feeling threatened as the military police have maintained...

February 15, 2015

Leaders of the Afro-descendant community of La Toma in south-western Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they campaign to stop illegal mining operations on the community’s lands.

February 11, 2015

Key eyewitnesses into the killings of two human rights defenders have been harassed in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Their lives could be at risk.