[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Assailants murder LGTBI+ activist Scarleth Cáceres

Scarleth Cáceres Organization LGTB “Arcoiris” (Rainbow) Association of Honduras Activity LGTB Rights THE FACTS – At around 8 pm on Friday, July 10, unknown assailants shot and killed Scarleth Cáceres, defender of the rights of LGBTI+ communities in the La Plazuela barrio of Tegucigalpa. Scarleth was a member of the LGTB Rainbow Association of Honduras, […]

13 July 2020

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Guanajuato state police forces repress and arbitrarily arrest members of “A tu encuentro” Collective

Isela Montoya, Karla Verónica Martínez, Verónica Durán and Sandra Cervantes Organization “A tu encuentro” Collective Activity The right to truth, justice and reparations THE FACTS – On Friday, June 10, Guanajuato State Security Forces violently repressed a peaceful demonstration held by the families of disappeared persons demanding a meeting with Governor Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo. […]

Nelly Roque

[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Smear campaign against released political activist Nelly Roque

Nelly Roque Activity Released political activist THE FACTS – Nelly Roque, a released political activist in Nicaragua, is the victim of a smear campaign and digital attacks by unknown persons. Nelly has suffered persecution and threats since her release from prison on March 15, 2019. Ever since the first of this year, the defender has […]

2 July 2020

[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Persistence of harassment, threats, and infingements on the rights, integrity and health of attorney Yonarqui Martínez

Yonarqui Martínez García Activity Attorney and human rights defender THE FACTS – This June, the attorney and human rights defender Yonarqui Martínez has received threats in social media due to her accompaniment of political prisoners in the context of the Nicaraguan sociopolitical crisis of 2018. Coupled with this, she has experienced health problems stemming from […]

24 June 2020
Elizabeth Montaño defensora y médica trans

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Trans doctor and rights defender killed in Morelos

Elizabeth Montaño Activity The right to health: LGBTIQ+ community rights THE FACTS – Trans defender Elizabeth Montaño was killed this month in Morelos. She was a general practitioner and defender of the right to medical attention in Social Security clinics and hospitals for persons of the LGBTQI+ community. She also organized educational processes and projects […]

22 June 2020