January 24, 2012
Brazilian police have forcefully evicted almost 6,000 people without warning from a slum outside Sao Paulo.
January 23, 2012
Most of Egypt's political parties have pledged human rights change, but have been ambiguous on some issues including women's rights.
January 18, 2012
All Mexican states must adopt legislation to ban enforced disappearances, which have been on the rise in recent years as the authorities take on organized crime networks.
January 17, 2012
Syrian student Suhaib al-Ammar was released without charge on 10 January 2012, following his arrest by Syrian Air Force Intelligence officials on 18 November 2011.