#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill Garifuna defender and OFRANEH member María Digna Montero

María Digna Montero Organization National Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) Activity Defender of territory and Garifuna culture Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Saturday afternoon October 12, María Digna Montero was killed in the patio of her home in the Garifuna community of Cuzuna in the town of Iriona, Colón, Honduras. According to information […]

14 October 2019

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Smear campaign in social networks against Lidia and Yizni Granados Corral

Lidia Granados Corral and Yizni Lizzette Granados Corral Activity Women’s rights; Defense of land, territory and natural resources Attacks experienced Campaign of disparagement, defamation and harassment in social networks THE FACTS – The human rights defenders Lidia and Yizni Granados Corral are subjected to harassment in social networks because of their opposition to the Samayaluca mining […]

3 October 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization and harassment of the liberated political prisoner Maribel del Socorro Rodríguez

Maribel del Socorro Rodríguez Mairena Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Criminalization, persecution, siege, harassment THE FACTS – The political prisoner Maribel del Socorro Rodriguez was released in April of 2019 after having been arbitrarily arrested on December 22, 2018, for participating in antí-government protests in Masaya. Since then, she and her family have repeatedly been subjected […]

1 October 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempt on the life of Río Blanco community leader and COPINH member Rosalina Domínguez

Rosalina Domínguez Organization COPINH Activity Defense of land, territory and natural resources Attacks experienced Death threats, intimidation, harassment, attempt on life THE FACTS – On Saturday afternoon, September 28, an individual identified as Donato Madrid made an attempt on the life of Rosalina Domínguez when she had asked him to stop rebuking and threatening Río Blanco […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempted kidnapping and/or murder of Sandra Maribel Sánchez, human rights defender and Radio Progreso journalist

Sandra Maribel Sánchez Organization Radio Progreso Activity The right to information Attack experienced Attempted kidnapping and/or murder THE FACTS – At 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 26, an unidentified male got off of the motorcycle he was riding and held a 9 mm revolver to the head of Sandra Maribel Sánchez, who had gotten out […]

27 September 2019