1 April 2010
At least three individuals seen as opposed to President Hugo Chávez were arrested and charged in March alone.
31 March 2010
Artist Owen Maseko was arrested after participating in a show depicting atrocities that took place in the Matabeleland region in the 1980s.
The government has launched a National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security.
High-ranking officials in the de facto administration have signalled their intention to execute those convicted of 'collaboration' with Israel and 'murder'.
30 March 2010
As Amnesty International publishes its world overview of the death penalty for 2009, the organization challenges the Chinese authorities to reveal how many people they execute and sentence to death
Recent developments suggest that the authorities are once more using executions to quell political unrest, intimidate the population and send a signal that dissent will not be tolerated.
29 March 2010
The 140 arrests are part of an announced crackdown on migrants, many of whom come from Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal, who live and work in Malaysia without authorization.
At least 37 people were killed and dozens injured by two explosions within an hour of each other in the city centre.
The guerrilla group has been urged to put an immediate and unconditional end to kidnapping and hostage-taking.
26 March 2010
The men were arrested after they helped Hussain 'Ali Hassan al-Sahlawi, who had been shot and left unconscious by a security official in Karzakan.