Iris Argentina

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Defender killed by security agents in violent, illegal eviction

Iris Argentina Álvarez Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Murder THE FACTS – Defender Iris Argentina Álvarez was killed today, April 2, by private security agents of the La Grecia Sugar Mill. Her murder took place during a violent, illegal eviction in the Los Chanchos section of Marcovia, Choluteca. Community witnesses report that National Police officers […]

3 April 2020
Bertha De León

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Officials of Bukele government foster smear campaigns and attacks in social networks

Bertha Deleón Activity Attorney for the defense of human rights and the rights of women Attacks experienced Attacks in social networks, misogyny, hate speech, harassment, smear campaign. THE FACTS – On March 31, the Secretary of Labor Rolando Castro attacked human rights defender and attorney Bertha María Deleón with slander and misogynous insults on his […]

2 April 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Trans community rights defender Karla Camarena killed in Guanajuato, Mexico

Karla Valentina Camarena del Castillo Activity LGBTI community rights defender Organization Mexican Network of Trans Women in Guanajuato State Attack experienced Transphobic feminicide THE FACTS – On Sunday, March 29, unknown assailants shot and killed defender Karla Camarena in San Felipe, Guanajuato. Her corpse was not identified until Tuesday, March 31. Karla Camarena, also known […]

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist María Elena Ferral Hernández killed in Papantla, Veracruz

María Elena Ferral Hernández Activity The right to information and freedom of expression Attack experienced Murder THE FACTS – At 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, March 30, unidentified assailants on motorcycles shot the journalist María Elena Ferral in downtown Papantla, Veracruz, as she walked towards her car that bears the logotype of her […]

1 April 2020

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police arbitrarily arrest defender Evelyn Castillo on pretext of Covid-19 emergency

Evelyn Castillo Organization Ojojona Women’s Network Activity Women’s rights Attack experienced Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – At 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, March 24, the police arbitrarily arrested Evelyn Johana Castillo, Assistant Coordinator of the Ojojona Women’s Network and member of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, as she was returning from buying […]

31 March 2020