1.) Special Representative concerned for human rights defenders in post-11 September climate; 2.) Guatemala: Defenders make plea to Guatemalan Government and international community; 3.) Special Representative reports on human rights defenders in Colombia; 4.)Ecuador: Between doubt and certainty, security training for human rights defenders in Ecuador; 5.) Colombia: Justice and peace activists at risk; 6.) News: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders launches annual report; Report on human rights defenders in Brazil; Frontline conference in Dublin; Mexico: Six months on from the killing of Digna Ochoa; 7.) Guatemala: Forensic scientists at risk; 8.) Colombia: SEMBRAR activists threatened.