State repression
Guatemalan Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual denounces political persecution

He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship

Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual

Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala

Five activists arrested in police raid in Swaziland have been released

According to police, the documents calling for democracy that were confiscated in the raids may be considered treasonous

Dignity on the streets of Colombia

The people of Colombia have been mobilizing on the streets for the past three weeks against the government despite brutal state repression

José Murillo, latest victim of Colombian state persecution

The social leader and human rights defender was arrested on Saturday December 7 in the midst of a historic wave of protests in the country

Paleckis Lithuania Lithuanians campaign for release of leftist leader Algirdas Paleckis

Algirdas Paleckis, founder of the socialist Frontas Party, was secretly arrested in October 2018 on charges of “intending to kidnap prosecutors” and of being a Russian spy. He has not been permitted to meet anyone except his wife, and that too, on one occasion

Socialist Party of Zambia denounces illegal raid and arbitrary arrests of members

On Saturday, police illegally raided the village home of the party’s presidential candidate Dr. Fred M’membe

Morsi’s death is a collective failure of Egypt’s democratic movement

The circumstances of Mohammed Morsi’s death reflect the hopelessness in Egyptian politics following the return of the military

1 year of Bhima Koregaon arrests: India’s repressive state unmasked

One year has passed since 5 activists and human rights defenders were arrested in India on trumped up charges in what was largely seen as a crackdown on dissent

Over 30 protesters killed in violent eviction of mass sit-in in Sudan

The Sudanese Professionals Association is deeming the events a “bloody massacre”, and has called for a “total civil disobedience”, and vowed “we will not retreat”.

Ola Bini denied bail through video conference

The Ecuadorian legal system continues to violate Bini’s most fundamental human rights in what is a clear case of political persecution

Ola Bini Letter to the President of Ecuador

Political prisoner Ola Bini, who was arrested on April 11 in Quito, Ecuador and put into preventative detention, writes a letter to Ecuadorean president Lenín Moreno from prison

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