Statements

HONDURAS / Letter to Human Rights Prosecutor Soraya Morales for recurring attacks on students of the National Autonomous University of Honduras

On Friday, July 22, we sent a letter to the Human Rights Prosecutor in Honduras, Soraya Morales, to express our concern about the recurring attacks on students of the National Autonomous University of Honduras. READ/DOWNLOAD LETTER

24 July 2017

STATEMENT National Network of WHRDs in Mexico / We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT Mexico, July 6, 2017 Issue: We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong Secretary of the Interior Roberto Campa Cifrián Under Secretary of Human Rights of the Ministry of the Interior Patricia Colchero Aragonés National Executive Coordinator of […]

10 July 2017

STATEMENT National Network of WHRD in Mexico / We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez

Mexico, June 21, 2017 Subject: We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez Lic. Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong Minister of the Interior Lic. Roberto Campa Cifrián Undersecretary of Human Rights, Ministry of the Interior Luis Raúl González Pérez President, National Human Rights Commission Since the end of May, Sanjuana Martínez, a journalist committed […]

28 June 2017

OPEN LETTER / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) condemns illegal detention, physical and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance of defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER IN SPANISH Last May 5th, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico released an Open Letter condemning the illegal detention, phyiscal and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance to which human rights defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino was subjected. Cristina is a member of the Committee of Relatives of […]

6 May 2017

OPEN LETTER / Disturbing context of violence and discrimination against TRANS community in Honduras

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica, April 24th,  2017 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras), made up of 754 women human rights defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua, express our concern over the heightened context of violence and discrimination faced by persons in the TRANS community in Honduras. The hate […]

26 April 2017