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February 17, 2015

Twelve people were shot dead and four others injured by military police officers during an operation in north-east Brazil. Residents report feeling threatened as the military police have maintained...

February 17, 2015

Saudi Arabian prisoner of conscience Issa al-Nukheifi is in urgent need of medical attention. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

February 15, 2015

Leaders of the Afro-descendant community of La Toma in south-western Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they campaign to stop illegal mining operations on the community’s lands.

February 12, 2015

Community activists have repeatedly been beaten and threatened for their work to ensure fair access to water in the town of Coyotepec, near Mexico City. Federal authorities have promised them prote...