Statements

PRONOUNCEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country. With regards to a date designated by indigenous peoples, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has […]

12 August 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

STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

Photo: Dominga 11 years ago, before entering prisión READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT July 9, 2018 We demand that the Judiciary of the State of Mexico immediately free this defender who has spent 11 years in political prison Dominga was given the maximum sentence for being a human rights defender On July 4th, the Coordinators of the National Network […]

9 July 2018

OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER STIGMATIZATION AND RE-CRIMINALIZATION OF DEFENDER NESTORA SALGADO

READ DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica June 1, 2018 – The more than a thousand defenders that make up the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) hereby express our grave concern over the re-criminalization, stigmatization, disparagement and defamation of the ex-Commander of the Community Police of Olinalá, Guerrero, Nestora Salgado, during the current electoral […]

5 June 2018

#SOSNicaragua We demand effective compliance by the Nicaraguan government with the recommendations adopted by the IACHR and end its campaign of repression against the civilian population and withdraw the protection and impunity given to paramilitary groups

We express our strongest condemnation and repudiation of the acts of violence and repression that took place on May 30th in the April Mothers March. According to the CENIDH, these were perpetrated by the government. As of now, there are 11 deaths amd more than 70 wounded in Managua, Estelí and Masaya. We demand that […]

4 June 2018