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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Attempt on the life of Lilian Angélica Juárez, defender of the rights of women and indigenous peoples

Lilian Angélica Juárez Batz Organization Kaqla, Mayan Women’s Network Activity Women’s Rights and Rights of Indigenous Peoples Attack experienced Attempt on life THE FACTS – At 17:45 h. on November 8th, Lilian Angélica Juárez got into a taxi near the Guatemala City Loop, Zone 7, but never arrived at her destination. The following day, November 9th, […]

14 November 2017

STATEMENT National Network for Women Human Rights in México / Yndira Raped by Agents of the State

On October 26th, the National Network for Women Human Rights in México (RNDDHM) issued a públic statement condemning the campaign orchestrated by the government of Guerrero to undermine claims of torture presented by the women’s rights defender Yndira Sandoval Sánchez. The Network reports that last September 16th, Yndira was illegally deprived of her freedom and […]

3 November 2017

STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico: Justice Denied Four Years after Assassination of Rocío Mesino

Last October 19th, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico isssued a statement denouncing ongoing impunity in the murder of the defender of campesino communities, Rocío Mesino, on October 19th, 2013, in Atoyac, Guerrero. According to the Network, the Attorney General of the state of Guerrero has denied access to justice for […]

PRESS RELEASE / More than 180 international organizations denounce surge in repression against women human rights defenders in Honduras

In response to a call sent out by the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) and the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, more than 180 organizations from 15 countries, together with regional and international groupings, signed an open letter denouncing the escalation in repression, criminalization and threats against women […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Repression, Arbitrary Arrest and Criminalization of Women Territorial Defenders of the New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise

Sindy Ramos, Vilma Rosa, Deysi Rosa, Elsy Rosa, Kenia Rosa and Raquel Méndez Organization New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Excessive use of force, Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – At around 11 am on Monday, October 23rd, anti-riot police and members of the Honduran Army began a violent evacuation of campesinas and campesinos organized […]

25 October 2017