NICARAGUA / Harassment, threats, intimidation, surveillance and political espionage against feminist defenders and activists

Josefina Vigil, Ana Margarita Vigil, Tamara Dávila and Ana Lucía Alvárez ActivityPolitical rights; Women’s rights Attacks Harassment, threats, intimidation, surveillance political espionage, and damage to equipment THE FACTS – Ana Margarita Vijil, activist, human rights defender, and leader of the Sandinista Renovation Movement (MRS); the educator Josefina Vijil; and the feminist activists Tamara Dávila and Ana Lucía Alvárez […]

18 December 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Eviction threat against defenders of the Trinidad Campesino Group in Trujillo, Colón

La Trinidad Campesino Group ActivityDefense of land, territory and natural assets Attack experiencedEviction threat THE FACTS – Anxiety heightens after eviction threats made against wome defenders of the Trinidad Campesina Group located in the town of Trujillo, Colón. Defenders in the area have informed the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras of the […]

11 December 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Migratory criminalization and harassment of defenders Ana María Ara Sorribas, María Jesús Ara Sorribas and Beatrice Huber

Ana María Ara Sorribas, María Jesús Ara Sorribas and Beatrice Huber ActivityWomen’s rights; Political rights Attacks experiencedMigratory criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – On Monday, November 26th, the defenders Ana María Ara Sorribas and María Jesús Ara Sorribas, who have Spanish State nationality and have been residents in Nicaragua since 1985, along with Beatrice Huber, with […]

#WHRDAlertNICARAGUA / Siege, surveillance, persecution and intimidation campaign intensifies against Nicaraguan feminists

Dora Téllez, Sofía Montenegro, Azahálea Solís, Ana Margarita Vigil, Tamara Dávila, Suyen Barahona, Violeta Granera Activity Women’s rights, Political rights Attacks experienced Siege, surveillance, persecution and intimidation THE FACTS – As of this past November 23rd, the Vice President of the Nicaraguan government, Rosario Murillo, has made statements that point out and criminalize feminist women and […]

28 November 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Judicial harassment of Juana Carranza, territorial defender and CNTC member

Juana Carranza Organization National Field Workers Office (CNTC) Activity Defense of land, territory and natural assets Attacks experienced Criminalization, judicial harassment THE FACTS– Since 2007, defender Juana Carranza, a member of the Reyes Rodríguez Arévalo Campesina Cooperative, affiliated with the Yoro regional branch of the National Field Workers Office (CNTC) in El Progreso, has been subjected […]

20 November 2018