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Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.
Three community activists in Mexico were threatened by members of a movement with close ties to the ruling political party. They were sharing information criticizing the municipal government.
Intigam Aliev, a prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender, has been placed on three months’ pre-trial detention on trumped up charges. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscienc...
Members of GADES, an organization of women human rights defenders in Haiti, have received threats following the recent sentencing of a police officer for the rape of an underage boy.