#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / IACHR Commissioner Denied Entrance to Nicaragua

Esmeralda Arosemena Troitiño Organization Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Activity Rights of Children and Adolescents Attack experienced Denial of entrance to country THE FACTS – On Friday, November 17th, the government of Nicaracua blocked entry to the country of Esmeralda Arosemena, IACHR Rapporteur for the Rights of Children and Adolescents. She had been invited to […]

23 November 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Intimidation of Nancy García of the Broad University Movement (MAU)

Nancy García Organization Broad University Movement (MAU) and Josefa Lastiri Collective Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Intimidation, Violent home break-in THE FACTS – Around 7 pm on Tuesday, November 14th, three armed policemen dressed in civilian clothes violently broke into the home of Student activist Nancy García. The Josefa Lastiri Collective, an […]

22 November 2017

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Attempt on the life of Lilian Angélica Juárez, defender of the rights of women and indigenous peoples

Lilian Angélica Juárez Batz Organization Kaqla, Mayan Women’s Network Activity Women’s Rights and Rights of Indigenous Peoples Attack experienced Attempt on life THE FACTS – At 17:45 h. on November 8th, Lilian Angélica Juárez got into a taxi near the Guatemala City Loop, Zone 7, but never arrived at her destination. The following day, November 9th, […]

14 November 2017

STATEMENT National Network for Women Human Rights in México / Yndira Raped by Agents of the State

On October 26th, the National Network for Women Human Rights in México (RNDDHM) issued a públic statement condemning the campaign orchestrated by the government of Guerrero to undermine claims of torture presented by the women’s rights defender Yndira Sandoval Sánchez. The Network reports that last September 16th, Yndira was illegally deprived of her freedom and […]

3 November 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Repression, Arbitrary Arrest and Criminalization of Women Territorial Defenders of the New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise

Sindy Ramos, Vilma Rosa, Deysi Rosa, Elsy Rosa, Kenia Rosa and Raquel Méndez Organization New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Excessive use of force, Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – At around 11 am on Monday, October 23rd, anti-riot police and members of the Honduran Army began a violent evacuation of campesinas and campesinos organized […]

25 October 2017