Amnesty International Releases new report on Human Rights Defenders in the Americas


Transforming pain into hope: Human rights

defenders in the Americas

Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamor for human rights has grown in strength throughout the region, those at the forefront of these demands continue to be met with threats and violence. Those responsible are rarely brought to justice. Amnesty International urges governments throughout the region to fulfill their obligation to protect human rights defenders and to respect protect and fulfill human rights for all. Amnesty International