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Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.
Two anti-mining activists from the Northern Front of the Metropolitan Area were threatened in San José del Golfo, following a confrontation outside a mine site in the department of Guatemala.
Journalist Abubacarr Saidykhan received a death threat on 13 November; this follows an earlier threat against himself and journalist Baboucarr Ceesay.
TRADE UNIONISTS RECEIVE MORE DEATH THREATS
Paramilitaries sent a new death threat to members of various trade unions in Valle del Cauca Department, southern Colombia on 7 November.