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#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Protection Measures Urgently Needed for Tatiana and Meyra Alemán and Other Witnesses in Case against Daniel Alemán

Tatiana and Meyra Alemán Organization “The Usual Suspects” Activity Right to access to justice, Youth rights Attack experienced No protection measures granted THE FACTS – Tatiana and Meyra Alemán are, respectively, the sister and mother of young Daniel Alemán, arrested last January 10th on charges of “possession of drugs with intent to sell” by two agents […]

24 November 2017

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / IACHR Commissioner Denied Entrance to Nicaragua

Esmeralda Arosemena Troitiño Organization Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Activity Rights of Children and Adolescents Attack experienced Denial of entrance to country THE FACTS – On Friday, November 17th, the government of Nicaracua blocked entry to the country of Esmeralda Arosemena, IACHR Rapporteur for the Rights of Children and Adolescents. She had been invited to […]

23 November 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Intimidation of Nancy García of the Broad University Movement (MAU)

Nancy García Organization Broad University Movement (MAU) and Josefa Lastiri Collective Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Intimidation, Violent home break-in THE FACTS – Around 7 pm on Tuesday, November 14th, three armed policemen dressed in civilian clothes violently broke into the home of Student activist Nancy García. The Josefa Lastiri Collective, an […]

22 November 2017

IM-Defensoras, AWID, Feminist Collective, Oaxaca Consortium, FCAM, JASS and UDEFEGUA to attend Fourteenth Feminist Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean

On the 23rd, 24th and 25th of November, the Fourteenth Feminist Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean (EFLAC) will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is a space for discussion and meeting on the diverse expressions of the feminist movement in Latin America and the Caribbean, oriented towards strengthening democracy in Latin America through […]

16 Days Campaign 2017 / IM-Defensoras calls for holistic feminist protection as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

STETEMENT NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS  As is the case every year, this coming November 25th marks the outset of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, which will go on until December 10th. On November 29th, the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders will be observed in this […]