#AlertaDefensoras HONDURAS / Mobile surveillance and intimidadion of journalist Eleana Borjas, of Radio Progreso

ELEANA BORJAS COELLO Organization Radio Progreso Activity The right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Mobile surveillance and intimidation THE FACTS – On the morning of June 13th, the journalist Eleana Borjas, a correspondent for Radio Progreso in the city of Tegucigalpa, was followed for approximately 25 minutes by a patrol car of the […]

19 June 2019

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza killed in Tabasco

NORMA SARABIA GARDUZA Activity The right to information; freedom of expression Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Tuesday night, June 11th, two armed assailants shot and killed journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza in the doorway of her home in the town of Huimanguillo, state of Tabasco. The journalist had received threats for covering issues of […]

14 June 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Only hours after defender’s release, home and husband of Irlanda Jerez targeted by paramilitary forces

IRLANDA JEREZ Activity Social and political rights Attacks experienced Intimidation, harassment, assault on home, attack on family member THE FACTS – On Tuesday morning June 11th, just a few hours after defender and political prisoner Irlanda Jerez was released from prison, a group of approximately ten paramilitary agents arrived at her home in trucks, searched and […]

12 June 2019

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Amorales Collective criminalized for denouncing sexual aggression at University of El Salvador

Amorales Collective Activity Denunciation of sexual aggression Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – On May 27, 2019, members of the Amorales Collective received subpoenas from the Sixth Sentencing Court in San Salvador. They are accused of the alleged slander of Ricardo Alfonso Mendoza Alberto. Since 2016, comrade artists of Amorales have denounced Ricardo Mendoza, a drama […]

30 May 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill APOMUH member Maricruz Tolvez in Choloma

MARICRUZ TOLVEZ Organization Association for Mutual Support among Women in Honduras (APOMUH) Activity Women’s rights Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – Around 2 pm on Saturday, May 25th, defender Maricruz Tolvez was killed in Choloma, Cortés. According to information provided by the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, the defender was at her […]

27 May 2019