|Miriam, human rights defender, 1947-2012|
Community-based human rights defenders at risk of violence and eviction by local law enforcement and paramilitary.
|Masked students blocked a main highway Sunday in the area where authorities said they discovered a mass grave. There are fears the grave may contain the bodies of students missing since violent clashes between protesters and police last week. (Alejandrino Gonzalez/Associated Press)|
PAKISTAN GUARD SHOOTS MENTALLY ILL PRISONER
Blasphemy prisoner Mohammad Asghar has been shot and wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan. He is recovering in hospital, but his lawyers fear he is still in danger of being killed. Please protest on his behalf.
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