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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August 1, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja.

July 30, 2013

Two international volunteers accompanying a Honduran community whose members are campaigning against a mining project were recently abducted. Although released, the safety of both the community and...

July 26, 2013

Mohamed Morsi is “well”, an EU representative has said after meeting him. Catherine Ashton told reporters she had seen the facility he was being held at, but did not know where it was, as she had b...

July 25, 2013

Colombian trade union leader Hector Sanchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident, information was stolen from an NGO in the capital, Bogota.