#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and judicial harassment against Yenis Zulay Rodríguez Velásquez

YENIS ZULAY RODRIGUEZ VELASQUEZ Organization La Trinidad Campesino Group Activity Defense of the land, territory and natural assets Attack experienced Criminalization and judicial harassment THE FACTS – According to information provided by the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, on Thursday, May 10th, defender Yenis Zulay Rodriguez and her companion Carlos Omar Espinoza […]

24 May 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacls against women human rights defenders in Bluefields, León, Estelí and Managua

Jennifer Brown, Mercedes Reyes, Dolly Mora, Martha Munguía and Suyén Margarita Sánchez Attacks experienced Threats, harassment, intimidation, criminalization, defamation. THE FACTS – A month after the initiation of the campaign of repression and violence waged by the State and paramilitary groups in response to the protests of the Nicaraguan people demanding the democratization of the country, […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Smear Campaign against journalist Lennys Fajardo

Lennys Fajardo Organization COQUIMBO and PEN International Activity The right to information Attack experienced Smear campaign THE FACTS – Lennys Fajardo, a journalist widely recognized for her activism in the Honduran popular movement and defender of the right to expression, is a founding member of the COQUIMBO Group and member of PEN International. Since the beginning […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Social network threats and harassment against the journalist Gilda Silvestrucci

GILDA SILVESTRUCCI RIVERA Activity Right to information Attack suffered Threats, insults, and harassment over social networks THE FACTS – Prominent journalist Gilda Silvestrucci, Honduran correspondent for the Venezuelan-based network Telesur and director of Radio Globo’s program “En la plaza,” has denounced being for months now the target of threats, insults and harassment made through social networks by […]

10 May 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / No let up in the acts of aggression, harassment, criminalization and other attacks against women defenders in Nicaragua

Carla Verónica Cáceres, Amarilis Eunice Acevedo, María José Díaz, Tania Quintana, Petrona Pérez, María Castillo, Melba Mongalo and Luisa Molina Aggressions suffered Threats, harassment, intimidation, criminalization, defamation, and both physical and verbal acts of aggression THE FACTS – Despite multiple international protests, the positions adopted by official bodies such as the IACHR or the United […]

8 May 2018