9 February 2010
Plans to mine bauxite in the Indian state of Orissa threaten the existence of an indigenous community that has lived in the area for centuries.
5 February 2010
The police crackdown on peaceful Uighur demonstrations in July 2009 echoed the violent repression of a Uighur protest in Gulja 13 years ago.
21 January 2010
Human rights activists in Mexico face threats, harassment and intimidation, wrongful prosecution and even death in retaliation for their work.
8 January 2010
Two prominent campaigners for the dismantlement of the fence/wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) are currently held by the Israeli military.
The prominent journalist and campaigner was arrested in December, the day after massive protests in Tehran and other cities to mark Ashoura.
2009 was the most violent year in the South of Sudan since the 2005 peace agreement, with over 2,500 people killed and 350,000 displaced.
18 December 2009
Migrant workers in South Korea are exposed to abusive work conditions including discrimination, verbal and physical abuse.
15 December 2009
Andrei Zhuk and Vasily Yuzepchuk are currently awaiting execution in Minsk after having their appeals turned down.
10 December 2009
3 December 2009
The police and military have carried out numerous human rights abuses since June, when President Manuel Zelaya was forced into exile.