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HONDURAS / NEW ATTEMPT AGAINST SAFETY OF MIRTHA GUTIÉRREZ

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Three hours have gone by since ATIC agents initiated a procedure known as a luminol test in the apartment of Mirtha Gutiérrez, a defender belonging to the UNAH student moviment. The test is purportedly simed at solving an alleged homicide that occurred in the room […]

13 September 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest with excessive use of force against UNAH students

Zuly Rodríguez, Suset Vásquez, Jenny Bonilla and Brenda Miranda Organization University Student Movement (MEU), UNAH Activity Cultural, social and economic rights (DESC) Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, Excessive use of force, Criminalization THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of Friday, September 8th, a large military police contingent went into the campus of the National Autonomous […]

12 September 2017

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Update. Prosecution persists against housing right defenders

Aura Margarita Valenzuela, Mariela Alvarez Sucup amd Maria Magdalena Zarat Cuzán Organization National Coordinating Agency for People in Marginalized Areas of Guatemala (CONAPAMG) Activity The right to housing Attack experienced Judicial prosecution THE FACTS – As we stated in our #WHRDAlert on March 5, 2017, Aura Margarita Valenzuela, Mariela Alvarez Sucup, and Maria Magdalena Zarat Cuzán were […]

10 September 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization, defamation and stigmatization of Dinia Yasmin Sarmiento Suárez and Suany Ibeth Sánchez Argueta

Dinia Yasmin Sarmiento Suárez and Suany Ibeth Sánchez Argueta Organization Palos Verdes Associative Campesino Enterprise Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Criminalization, Defamation and Stigmatization THE FACTS – On Tuesday, September 5th, while Dinia Yasmin Sarmiento Suárez and Suany Ibeth Sánchez Argueta were returning home from their work of picking African palm fruit and were about to […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of Miriam Miranda, OFRANEH General Coordinator

MIRIAM MIRANDA Organization Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – At noon on Tuesday, September 5th, two agents from the offices of the Police Investigations Division (DPI) appeared at the OFRANEH offices in the Sambo Creek community with a citation for Miriam Miranda, the General Coordinator of the […]

7 September 2017