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Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Detention

Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further Information: Release Terminally Ill Palestinian Prisoner: Walid Daqqah

Walid Daqqah is a terminally ill Palestinian prisoner who was diagnosed with a rare case of bone marrow cancer. Since 7 October 2023, Walid Daqqah has been tortured, humiliated, denied family visits and has faced further medical neglect. During this period, he was transferred to hospital twice due...
Americas Human Rights Defenders and Activists

“We are constantly on high alert”: activists and health professionals who defend the right to abortion are contending with growing risks

By Lisa Maracani and Josefina Salomón* There is rarely a dull day at work for Dr. Laura Gil, a Colombian gynecologist. But even for her, certain days stand out from the rest. One morning in 2022, as she walked down the main hall of one of the clinics where she works in the Colombian capital...