Friday 26.8.2016 Guatemala - Latest Developments
Civic space continues to be undermined in Guatemala as human rights defenders continue to face intimidation and harassment, and journalists operate in an increasingly hostile environment.
Tuesday 23.8.2016 Ecuador - Latest Developments
A court in Ecuador ruled against eight women human rights defenders, rejecting their allegations of police aggression during a peaceful protest. Read more
Wednesday 27.7.2016 Bolivia - Latest Developments
The right to freedom of association has been undermined by a recent decision of Bolivia's Constitutional Court, which validated provisions of the Law on Legal Entities. Read more
Monday 11.7.2016 Nepal - Latest Developments
A new social media law is being criticised for violating free expression, while protestors gathered to criticise parts of Nepal's new constitution, which they claim discriminates against minorities. Read more
Tuesday 28.6.2016 Ecuador - Latest Developments
Ecuador's President Correa alleges that there is an invasion of NGOs supported by other governments, which are a threat to democracy because they set a political agenda without democratic legitimacy or responsibility.
Monday 20.6.2016 Colombia - Latest Developments
The situation for human rights defenders in Colombia seems to be deteriorating. In the first week of March, five social leaders were assassinated. Minga movement protests have been repressed in recent months and journalists are facing higher risks while reporting, especially in conflict areas. Read more