1. India: Hundreds tortured to death or shot in custody. 2. Colombia: Election promises remain unfulfilled. 3. Kenya, Tanzania Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe: Criminal charges used to gag peaceful political opponents. 4. News in brief: Denmark; Nepal; Rwanda; 5. Focus: Human rights are a woman’s right; 6. Worldwide appeals: Kenya: Josephine Nyawira Ngengi; Iran: Azizollah Amir Rahimi; Peru: Pelagia Salcedo Pizarro and her husband Juan Carlos Chuchon Zea; 7. Pakistan: AI mission reaches the heart of the problem.