#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

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Violent eviction of Camp Dignity for Water and Life in Pajuiles encampment

Participants in the Camp Dignity for Water and Life in Pajuiles protest encampment Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice /Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad and Justicia (MADJ) Activity Defense of the land, territory and natural goods Aggression Eviction, excessive use of force, arbitrary detention THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of May 3 […]

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Repression against students including members of the April 19 Student Movement

Students and members of the April 19 Student Movement Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attacks suffered Excessive use of force, repression against the right to protest THE FACTS – During a press conference members of the April 19 Student Movement reported that in the early hours of Thursday, May 3, paramilitary forces linked to […]