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STATEMENT / As feminist movements of Latin America and the Caribbean we demand an immediate end to the criminalization of the feminist movement and of social movements in Nicaragua

December 13, 2018 The undersigned feminist networks and organizations denounce and reject the constant attacks of the Nicaraguan government on feminists and human rights defenders in the country. For months the political and human rights crisis has been growing deeper, raising the levels of violence and social disintegration in the country. The activists face intimidation, […]

14 December 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Eviction threat against defenders of the Trinidad Campesino Group in Trujillo, Colón

La Trinidad Campesino Group ActivityDefense of land, territory and natural assets Attack experiencedEviction threat THE FACTS – Anxiety heightens after eviction threats made against wome defenders of the Trinidad Campesina Group located in the town of Trujillo, Colón. Defenders in the area have informed the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras of the […]

11 December 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Migratory criminalization and harassment of defenders Ana María Ara Sorribas, María Jesús Ara Sorribas and Beatrice Huber

Ana María Ara Sorribas, María Jesús Ara Sorribas and Beatrice Huber ActivityWomen’s rights; Political rights Attacks experiencedMigratory criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – On Monday, November 26th, the defenders Ana María Ara Sorribas and María Jesús Ara Sorribas, who have Spanish State nationality and have been residents in Nicaragua since 1985, along with Beatrice Huber, with […]

STATEMENT / IM-DEFENSORAS DENOUNCES THE ILLEGAL EXPULSION FROM NICARAGUA OF NICARAGUAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER AND CITIZEN ANA QUIRÓS

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Mesoamerica, November 28, 2018 – On Monday, November 26th, after entering the offices of the Ministry of Migration and Alien Affairs (DGME) of Nicaragua in response to a previous subpoena, the Nicaraguan feminist and human rights defender, Ana Quirós, was illegally detained and subsequently expelled from the country, then taken to Costa Rican […]

29 November 2018

NOVEMBER 29TH STATEMENT INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS: Seeds of Change Defenders Confront Death Policies

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  NOVEMBER 29TH STATEMENT INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS Seeds of Change Defenders Confront Death Policies Mesoamerica, November 29th, 2018 – Juana Ramírez, Dina Puente, Leslie Ann Pamela Montenegro, Juana Raymundo, María Guadalupe Hernández and Guadalupe Campanur are the names of women human rights defenders who have been killed in 2018 in […]