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#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

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Campaign of stigmatization, defamation, criminalization and threats against the San Alonso Rodríguez Foundation and its Director in Tocoa, Colón

San Alonso Rodríguez Foundation Activity The right to decent housing, Environmental defense, and the Defense of common goods Attacks experienced Campaign of stigmatization, defamation, criminalization and threats THE FACTS – The social conflict produced in the Bajo Aguán region by state repression and paramilitary violcnce against opponents of the Los Pinares Mining Investment Comany has […]

12 November 2018

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Two-and-a-half-year prison sentences given to women defenders criminalized for defending the right to housing in “Brisas del Mirador” settlement

Aura Margarita Valenzuela, Mariela Alvarez Sucup and Maria Magdalena Zarat Cuzán Organization National Coordinating Association of Settlers in Marginalized Areas of Guatemala (ACONAPAMG) Activity The right to housing Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, Criminalization and Judicial prosecution THE FACTS – As reported in the WHRD Alerts of March 5th and September 7th, 2017, defenders Aura Margarita Valenzuela, […]

9 November 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation and infringement of rights to protest and to freedom of expression and mobilization, targeting women defenders, families of political prisoners, and CENIDH members

Women defenders, families of political prisoners, and CENIDH members Activity The right to defend human rights, Freedom of expression and mobilization Attacks experienced Intimidation; Infringement of the rights to protest and to freedom of expression and mobilization THE FACTS – On the morning of Tuesday, November 6th, a group made up of family members of political […]

7 November 2018