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#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber harassment, misogynous insults, and smear campaign in social networks against journalists Diana Arias and Carmen Rodríguez

Diana Arias and Carmen Rodríguez Activity Defense of freedom of the press Attacks experienced Cyber harassment, misogynous insults, and smear campaign in social networks THE FACTS – Last November 12, the anonymous twitter account known as “Brozo” assailed journalists Diana Arias and Carmen Rodríguez of the digital newspaper Voz de Diáspora, using misogynous insults to discredit […]

20 November 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Hate speech, threats, defamation and harassment of Women’s Collective of Matagalpa in social networks

Women’s Collective of Matagalpa Activity Women’s human rights Attacks experienced Hate speech, threats, defamation and harassment in social networks THE FACTS– In the current context of the escalation of hate speech, persecution, repression and violence against individual and organizational human rights defenders in Nicaragua, the Women’s Collective of Matagalpa has been the target of harassment, defamation […]

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary detention, excessive use of force, groping and torture of Kenia Gutiérrez, Secretary of the Campesino Movement

Kenia María Gutiérrez Gómez Organization Campesino Movement Activity Defense of land, territory and natural assets Attacks experienced Arbitrary detention, use of excessive force, groping and torture THE FACTS – On Sunday, November 17, the defender Kenia Gutiérrez was arbitrarily detained with the use of excessive force by the police while she was participating in a meeting […]

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation, harassment, physical attack and theft of work equipment of activist Kosovo Estrada

Kosovo Estrada Activity The right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Intimidation, harassment, physical attack and theft of work equipment THE FACTS – Kosovo Estrada, an activist and sister of ex political prisoner Byron Estrada, was the victim of intimidation, beating, and robbery by the National Police last November 13. She was doing a […]

19 November 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Hate crime and brutal physical attack against Alejandra Vega, LGBT rights defender in San Pedro Sula

Alejandra Vega Balenciaga Organization Feminist Trans Association (AFET) Activity LGBT rights Attacks experienced Hate crime; Physical attack THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of Saturday, November 9, Alejandra Vega was the victim of a brutal attack by an unknown individual in San Pedro Sula. As a result, she was admitted to the Intensive Care […]