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Two men forced their way into the home of Blanca Nubia Díaz, demanding to see one of her daughters. Both women have faced threats as they campaign for justice in a case of sexual violence.
Five jailed dissidents which Amnesty International named prisoners of conscience in 2013 were released between 7 and 8 January. Three remain under conditional release.
The President promulgated the new Criminal Code on 19 December following the adoption by the Chamber of Deputies of the observations made by the President seeking the decriminalization of abortion...
Pakistan’s Prime Minister has lifted the moratorium on executions in the wake of the horrific attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar on 16 December. Six men have already been executed.