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Thailand Detention

Thailand: Release activists and drop charges

Amid an ongoing crackdown on peaceful protest, including charges against hundreds of people, the Thai authorities have revoked bail for two young activists in January 2023 for exercising their rights. There are concerns for the life and health of two other detained female activists who have been on...
Americas Death Penalty

USA: Second Texas execution of 2023 goes ahead

Wesley Ruiz was executed in Texas on the evening of 1 February 2023. He was sentenced to death in 2008 for the murder of a police officer in 2007. The state and federal courts dismissed final appeals, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles declined to recommend clemency, the state Governor refused...
Americas Impunity

Chile: Justice for victim of torture at risk in Chile

In October 2019, Moisés Órdenes was attacked by Chilean police officers, Carabineros, while peacefully demonstrating. Over three years since then, on 5 December 2022, the public prosecutor at Santiago’s Eastern Metropolitan Office in charge of investigating the case decided to close its...