attack on HRD

Human righs lawyer banned from travel outside the country

Prominent human rights lawyer Dr. Najeeb Al-Nuaimi has been banned from travelling outside the country. Read more

Human righs lawyer banned from travel outside the country

Abduction, torture used to repress protests in Zimbabwe

The state is escalating its repression by using abduction and torture to target protests leaders. Read more

Abduction, torture used to repress protests in Zimbabwe

Human rights defenders continue to be killed in Guatemala

A journalist, a union activist and an environmental activist were murdered in separate events in early November.
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Human rights defenders continue to be killed in Guatemala

Attacks on LGBTI people continue in Georgia

A transgender woman was brutally attacked by two men as civil society calls on the government to protect LGBTI people in Georgia. Read more

Attacks on LGBTI people continue in Georgia

Prominent human rights activist attacked

On 27th October, the chair of Bulgaria's largest human rights groups was physically attacked. Read more

Prominent human rights activist attacked

Four gang members convicted of assassinating journalist

Four members of Mara Salvatrucha were sentenced to 20 years in prison due to their participation in the murder of Nicolás Humberto García, an indigenous community radio journalist. Read more

Four gang members convicted of assassinating journalist

Authorities quell dissent as referendum success consolidates state power

In September, authorities in Azerbaijan disrupted peaceful protests through arrests and harrassment ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes designed to increase the power of the executive. Read more

Authorities quell dissent as referendum success consolidates state power

South Sudan conflict continues to fuel attacks on media, civil society

A UN mission warned of continuing threats to civil society as the state shut down an English-languge newspaper in September. Read more

South Sudan conflict continues to fuel attacks on media, civil society

Leader of the Movimiento Campesino Unido murdered in Honduras

Attacks against land defenders in Honduras continue with the murder of José Ángel Flores and harassment of members of COPINH. Read more

Leader of the Movimiento Campesino Unido murdered in Honduras

Land rights activists at risk of criminalisation in Guatemala

The Comité de Unidad Campesina has called attention to the harassment and detention of land activists. Read more

Land rights activists at risk of criminalisation in Guatemala