attack on HRD

Activists attacked and arrested while impunity prevails

Harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders continue to be the norm in Honduras. In addition, security forces continue to use excessive force against students protests. Read more

Activists attacked and arrested while impunity prevails

Chilean environmental rights defender receives death threat

Members of the Defence Movement of Earth, Environmental Protection and Access to Water (MODATIMA) are being threatened because of their work in defence of access to the province of Petorca. Read more

Chilean environmental rights defender receives death threat

Cuban authorities systematically violate citizens' civic freedoms

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released its annual report stating that Cuba “continues to systematically limit the human rights of its inhabitants”. Read more

Cuban authorities systematically violate citizens' civic freedoms

Citizen movements targetted by authorities for peaceful activism

Two leaders of prominent Chadian citizen movements have been convicted and given a six-month suspended sentence as a result of their peaceful activism. Read more

Citizen movements targetted by authorities for peaceful activism

Attacks against outspoken activists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On 14th February, members of the civic group, the Association for Social Research and Communication (UDIK), were verbally and physically attacked by unknown assailants near the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo. Read more

Attacks against outspoken activists in Bosnia and Herzegovina