Lesbia Yaneth Urquía protested against mining companies building dams to provide water for their destructive activities.
Prisoner David Ravelo presented two reports that offer a local and intensely personal perspective on struggle in Colombia for rights and survival.
A month after indigenous rights and environmental activist Berta Caceres was murdered, the crime is no nearer being solved; but the movement that was sparked by her death is growing.
Just transition: discussed, debated and tweeted from Paris by global union, Indigenous, social justice, environmental and women climate activists as well as developing countries.
The theme for 2015 is: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities
Cities throughout the world will be holding one-year anniversary events to continue the pressure for answers.
Mack was murdered by a military death squad due to her criticism of the Guatemalan government's treatment of the indigenous Maya.
"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."
Imprisoned Swazi human rights leader Mario Masuku and student activist Maxwell Dlamini were granted bail by the Supreme Court of Swaziland.
The U.S-backed Colombian government has presided over what may be one of the worst cases of mass atrocities perpetrated against innocent populations.