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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization, threats, siege and armed attack against Maritza Sevilla, her home and business

Maritza Sevilla García Organization Latin American and Caribbean Women’s Health Network – September 28th Campaign to Decriminalize Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Criminalization, threats, siege, armed attack against home and business THE FACTS – Since the beginning of the current crisis on April 19th, Maritza Sevilla has taken part […]

24 July 2018

STATEMENT / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: Nine years of coup and resistance

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – For the last nine years the most basic conditions for a free, respectable life for women in Honduras have continually been dismantled, thereby affecting all the people who live in the territory and their history. For the last nine years, the few basic rights won […]

20 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest of Irlanda Jerez, leader of self-convened citizens in Eastern Market

Irlanda Jerez Organization Leader of self-convened citizens in Eastern Market Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest; physical attacks THE FACTS – On Wednesday afternoon, July 18th, as Irlanda Jerez was returning from a press conference in which several members of the Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders had participated, the vehicle in which she, […]

19 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation, surveillance, harassment, search and seizure of the home of Sandra Ramos, of the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy

Sandra Ramos Organizations Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy; María Elena Cuadra Movement of Working and Unemployed Women Activities The right to defend rights; economic, social and cultural rights, and the rights of women Attacks experienced Intimidation, surveillance, harassment, search and seizure of home THE FACTS – On Friday, July 13th, defender Sandra Ramos, who participates […]

17 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Grave threats against defender Francisca Ramírez

Francisca Ramírez Organization National Council in Defense of our Land, Lake and Sovereignty Activity Defense of land, territory and natural assets Attacks experienced Threats THE FACTS – On Friday, July 13th, Edén Pastora, a longstanding member of Nicaragua’s ruling party, who now holds the position of Director of Dredgng the San Juan River, made a series […]