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On 15 July the army opened fire during a protest in Honduras, killing an indigenous leader and injuring his son. There are grave concerns for protesters' safety.
Six human rights defenders are detained in eastern China, on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order”. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
Activists of Kouraj, a group working for the rights of the Haitian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, are receiving threats.
Xu Zhiyong, a legal scholar and activist, has been detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb social order”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.