Evin prison in Tehran has for nearly 30 years been a notorious center for the punishment, torture, and execution of opponents to the Iranian regime.
Cuban Five defenders distinguish between the role of the Five in the United States and Gross' activities in Cuba.
These men should not have paid with their lives. Why execution???
Responding to the imprisonment of Colombian human rights activist David Ravelo, members of the North American Committee for the Defense of David Ravelo were in Colombia on Ravelo's behalf.
Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has been discharged from a British hospital.
On Wednesday, the trial of no less than 68 former military and civilian officials of the 1976-1983 Argentine military dictatorship began in Buenos Aires.
The 15-year-old Pakistani woman gravely wounded in a Taliban attack, has come to symbolize a broadening struggle in that country, against the extremist views the Taliban seeks to enforce there.
Brazil's government will now investigate human rights violations committed by the right-wing military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.
The drug "war" is used to justify U.S. military intervention in Honduras, now a way station for drugs moving from South America to U.S. consumers.