ACTIONS NICARAGUA

Nicaraguan women humans rightsdefenders in the context of the crisis and the campaign of state repression, para-police violence and violation of human rights that began on April 19, 2018

Mónica López Baltodano, PopolNa Foundation; Duyerling Ríos, Onda Local; environmentalists and journalists monitoring fire at Indio Maíz Reserve
Defense of environment and right to information
Restriction on free transit and right to information

Nicaraguan women human rights defenders
The right to defend rights, Territorial defense
Repression of social protest and freedom of movement; Excessive use of force

Francisca Ramírez and Mónica López Baltodano
Territorial defense, Defense of the right to defend rights
Smear campaign

Participants in March to Eliminate Violence against Women
The right to a life free from violence, Women’s rights
Repression of the rights to protest, freedom of speech and freedom of movement

Esmeralda Arosemena Troitiño
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)
Rights of Children and Adolescents
Denial of entrance to country

Celedonia Zalazar Point
Community judge, territorial defender
Homicide

Luz Eveling Urbina, Ivon del Carmen Miranda, Olga Blandón and other workers at the Sae Technotex company
Workers’ rights
Criminalization

Aydil del Carmen Urbina Noguera
FUNDECOM
Economic, social and cultural rights (DESC)
Arbitrary arrest, Excessive use of force, Cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment

FRANCISCA RAMÍREZ
National Council for the Defense of our Land, Lake and Sovereignty
Territorial and environmental defense
Confiscation of work equipment

Thelma Francisca Suárez Oliva

Community rights and women’s rights
Abuse of authority; imprisonment; and cruel, degrading and inhuman treatment

Ana Margarita Vijil, Violeta Granera y Azahalea Solís
Broad Front for Democracy
Political and social rights, territorial defense
Illegal detention, infringement of rights to free circulation and protest

Radio Onda Local
Critical and independent journalism
Closure of space, Infringement of freedom of expression

LOTTIE CUNNINGHAM, JUANA BILBANO, VILMA NUÑEZ and FRANCISCA RAMÍREZ
Center for Justice and Human Rights on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (CEJUDHCAN);
Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH); Council for the Defense of Land, Lake, and Sovereignty
The right to defend human rights, the rights of indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples to territorial and environmental defense
Harassment, slander, defamation, disparagement and threats

LOTTIE CUNNINGHAM
Center for Justice and Human Rights of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (CEDHJUCAN)
The rights of indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples
Death threats

VILMA NUÑEZ DE ESCORCIA
Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH)
The right to defend human rights
Slander, Defamation, Disparagement and Threats

Participants in Sovereignty Campaign
Territorial and environmental defense
Repression of the right to protest, Excessive use of force and intimidation

Members of September 28th Campaign & Nicaraguan Initiatiative of WHRDs
Women’s Human Rights
Arbitrary detention

Nicaraguan WHRDs
Cancellation of visit from UN Rapporteur on HRD

Acción Ya Shelter
Women’s Human Rights, Right to a life free of violence
Forced entry, property damage

Francisca Ramírez and members of “Mesoamerican Caravan for Good Living”
Territorial and environmental defense
Arbitrary detention

Arelys del Carmen Cano Meza
International Community of Women  with HIV (ICW-Latina)
Rights of people living with HIV
Arbitrary Detention; Degrading treatment, cruel and inhumane; and criminalization

Gabriela García
Nicaraguan Democratic Movement (MDN)
Political and social rights
Physical aggression

Women’s Association for the Integration of the Family in Nicaragua (AMIFANIC)
Women’s Human Rights
Forced entry and subtraction of work equipment

Mariela Lissette Molina Peña
Asociación Nueva Esperanza IRC
Defender of labor rights
Unfair Detention and Criminalization

Radio Voz de Mujer
Women’s Human Rights
Censorship, subtraction of work equipment