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January 28, 2015

Three men are due to be executed on 3 February. One of them, Shoaib Sarwar, would be the first to be executed for a non-terrorist offence since the moratorium on executions was lifted.

January 28, 2015

New threats have been made against Silvia Pérez Yescas, an Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, Mexico. Protection measures from the authorities have been...

January 28, 2015

Two youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were released on 29 December, and two on 18 October 2014. All four were released as a result of a presidential pardon. Five others remai...

January 26, 2015

Possibly as many as 2,000 people were killed by Boko Haram following an attack on the town of Baga and surrounding villages that displaced over 12,000 people.