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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February 10, 2014

The campsite outside the Ministry of Justice of a group of people whose rights were violated during past military regimes in Bolivia was set on fire on 9 February.

February 6, 2014

In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.

February 5, 2014

Máxima Acuña received a death threat over the telephone on 30 January and has been repeatedly harassed by police.

February 4, 2014

Paul Howell, aged 48, is due to be executed in Florida on 26 February for the murder of a police officer in 1992.