February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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September 20, 2013

Venezuelan police have threatened to kill another member of the Barrios family, who receive protection as 10 of them have been murdered since 1998 in circumstances suggesting police involvement....

September 20, 2013

Eight pro-democracy activists charged in connection with organizing a peaceful protest on 10 March are now facing up to 12 years in prison under new charges of planning to organize 'public disorder...

September 20, 2013

Colombian soldiers and paramilitaries have threatened members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó and other civilians in the area, including a peasant farmer subjected to enforced disapp...

September 20, 2013

Sudanese women’s rights activist Amira Osman Hamed is to go on trial on 19 September for refusing to cover her hair in public. She is at risk of receiving up to 40 lashes for ‘indecent or immoral d...