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#WHRDAlert MÉXICO / Attempted homicide of Sandra Peniche, #DSR defender in Yucatan

Sandra Peniche Quintal Organization Humanitarian Services in Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Defense of sexual and reproductive rights Attacks experienced Attempted homicide THE FACTS – This morning, defender Sandra Peniche, the President of Humanitarian Services in Sexual and Reproductive Health based in Mérida, Yucatán, was the target of an attempted homicide when she was stabbed by […]

15 March 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defenders attacked and denied rights to freedom of movement and protest

Nicaraguan women human rights defenders Activity The right to defend rights, Territorial defense Attacks experienced Repression of social protest and freedom of movement; Excessive use of force THE FACTS – On Wednesday, February 21st, a group of territorial defenders were on their way to a National Encampment to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the assassinaton of […]

27 February 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / UPDATE. Prosecution and political prison for defender Aquelina Mejía

Aquelina Mejía Guerra Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Territorial defense Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest; Criminalization; Judicial prosecution; and Political prison THE FACTS – In the context of the State campaign of harassment and persecution against leaders and members of the MADJ, as reported in the #WHRDAlert dated February 22, 2018, defender Aquelina Mejía […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Aquelina Mejía of the MADJ

Aquelina Mejía Guerra Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Territorial defense Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, Criminalization THE FACTS – On the morning of Thursday, February 22nd, agents of the National Police and the Police Investigations Division (DPI) broke into the residence of Aquelina Mejía Guerra and her husband Luis García, who was not […]

26 February 2018

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Break-in and robbery at home of defenders Janahuy and Cristina Paredes Lachino

Janahuy and Cristina Paredes Lachino Organization Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared in Mexico Activity Defense of the right to memory, truth and justice Attacks experienced Breaking and entering, Robbery THE FACTS – Last February 15th, in broad daylight, members of the Single Police Command of the federal government violently broke into the home […]

22 February 2018