Americas: On the Front Line: Vol.5 No.1 January-June 2001
1.) Jamaica: Harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders for exposing police killings; 2.) Latin American consultation on Human Rights Defenders; 3. ) Special Representative to the Secretary General of the United Nations on human rights defenders presents her report; 4.) 20 years of FEDEFAM: "DISAPPEARANCES" and the project for a Convention; 5.) Organization of American States adopts third resolution on human rights defenders; 6.) Nicaragua: Government smear campaign against human rights defenders; 7.) Argentina: Attack against daughter of president of Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo; 8.) Noticeboard: West African human rights defenders launch campaign for their protection; 9.) Peace Brigades International wins 2001 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.