Statements

IM-DEFENSORAS STRONGLY CONDEMS THE REPRESSION AND ARBITRARY DETENTION OF PROTESTERS IN NICARAGUA ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2018

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Mesoamérica, October 15th, 2018 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) joins the international community in condemning the arbitrary detention with excessive use of force on protesters that were about to participate in a demonstration this past Sunday, October 14th, in Managua. The detention took place during a demonstration to demand […]

15 October 2018

HONDURAS / Pronouncement of National Defender Network: Justice for Margarita Murillo and Macarena Valdés

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – The month of August is a very important month for indigenous and campesina women who work the land. It is harvest time of the basic grains, of corn and beans, which are central to our food culture. It is also a month when we are […]

24 September 2018

HONDURAS / Pronouncement: the National Defender Network greets the mobilization of Convergence against Continusim.

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – We of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras are delighted to greet the mobilization this August 30th in the capital city of Honduras. Along with other women and men in the country, we protest the illegality and illegitimacy of those who […]

GUATEMALA / People have the right to protest!

Mesoamerica, September 18th, 2018 – Ever since the revocation of the CICIG mandate by the Guatemalan government last August 31st, we of IM-Defensoras have been increasingly concerned about the way in which this has produced a rise in the repression and constraint of people’s right to peaceful protest through a major military police deployment throughout the […]

19 September 2018

STATEMENT National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Justice for Berta, Feminist Justice

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Today as we begin another round of struggle for justice in this country, devastated by a dictatorship that makes a calm, fulfilling life impossible for us, we of the Women Defenders Network wish to express the following to the women and peoples of Honduras and […]

18 September 2018