STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

Photo: Dominga 11 years ago, before entering prisión READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT July 9, 2018 We demand that the Judiciary of the State of Mexico immediately free this defender who has spent 11 years in political prison Dominga was given the maximum sentence for being a human rights defender On July 4th, the Coordinators of the National Network […]

9 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear campaign, harassment and threats against journalist Maryórit de Fátima Guevara

Maryórit de Fátima Guevara Gutiérrez Activity The right to information Attacks experienced Smear campaign, harassment and threats THE FACTS – Last June 24th, through false Facebook profiles, a smear campaign, harassment and threats, were initiated against the life of defender and journalist Maryórit de Fátima Guevara Gutiérrez, her four-year-old son, and her family; since then, there […]

4 July 2018

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Judge obstructs right to defend rights of feminist organizations

Feminist Collective for Local Development, FESPAD and Citizen Group for the Decriminalization of Abortion Activity The right to defend rights; Women’s rights Attacks experienced Obstruction by judge of right to defend rights; restriction of rights to protest and demonstrate THE FACTS – The Feminist Collective for Local Development, the Foundation for the Study and Application of […]

3 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Alarming rise in attacks against women journalists

Yamlek Mojica, Ivette Munguía, Mabel Calero, Reneé Lucía Ramos, Leticia Gaitán, Daliana Ocaña and Cinthya Tórrez Activity The right to inform Attacks experienced Physical aggression, restriction of freedom of movement and the right to information, censorship, death threats, and robbery of equipment. THE FACTS – Since the blaze at the Indio Maíz Reserve and the […]

26 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest and physical attacks against women peacefully protesting in Masaya

Women defenders in Masaya Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, physical attacks THE FACTS – According to numerous reports, approximately 20 women exercising their legitimate right to peaceful protest today in Masaya by banging on pots and pans, were detained by police and para-police forces, which loaded them onto the vans that took them away. […]

22 June 2018