The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today over reports that Chile’s army allegedly ordered a surveillance operation against the investigative journalist Mauricio Weibel Barahona in 2016, when he was researching claims of misconduct in the armed forces.
Christians, Falun Gong practitioners, Tibetan Buddhists and countless other religious minorities are being harassed, arrested and even tortured because of their faith. As news outlets report the detention of over one million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang Province, the situation for religious communities in China only continues to worsen.
In August 2012, Austin made his way just south of Damascus to write his final pieces. He planned to depart for Lebanon on August 14, three days after his 31st birthday. He got into a car in the Damascus suburb of Darayya to make the trip, but shortly after leaving was detained at a check point.
Sara Curruchich Cúmez conocida como Sara Curruchich (San Juan Comalapa, 1993) es una cantante y compositora guatemalteca de origen maya kaqchikel activista en defensa de los derechos de las mujeres y de los pueblos originarios de Guatemala. Conocida especialmente por su canción "Resistir". Además de componer y cantar toca marimba y guitarra.