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#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 […]

11 December 2018

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 […]

#WHRDAlertNICARAGUA / Siege, surveillance, persecution and intimidation campaign intensifies against Nicaraguan feminists

Dora Téllez, Sofía Montenegro, Azahálea Solís, Ana Margarita Vigil, Tamara Dávila, Suyen Barahona, Violeta Granera Activity Women’s rights, Political rights Attacks experienced Siege, surveillance, persecution and intimidation THE FACTS – As of this past November 23rd, the Vice President of the Nicaraguan government, Rosario Murillo, has made statements that point out and criminalize feminist women and […]

28 November 2018

MANIFESTO #WHRDSeedsOfChange

“Women defenders are our sentinels who fight for freedom, equality, and justice. If their names resound far beyond their own countries, it is because their courage, commitment and selflessness have inspired thousands around the world. They epitomize the countless defenders who, in the glare of the spotlight or in the anonymity of their struggles, have […]

25 November 2018