México

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, daughter of defender Irinea Buendía

Guadalupe Michel Lima Buendía Activity The right to truth, justice and reparations Attack experienced Attempted murder THE FACTS – Last Monday, January 20, 2020, an unknown assailant made an attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, the daughter of defender Irinea Buendía, firing at least six shots at the car in which she had […]

24 January 2020
Isabel Cabanillas Mexico

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Artist and women human rights activist Isabel Cabanillas slain in Ciudad Juárez

Isabel Cabanillas Organization Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers Activity: Art, activism and women’s rights Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – The activist and painter Isabel Cabanillas was killed in the early morning hours yesterday in Ciudad Juárez, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a member of the Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers collective, […]

21 January 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Guerrero state police commit physical, sexual and patrimonial violence against indigenous defender Teodomira Rosales

Teodomira Rosales Sierra Organization José María Morelos y Pavón Regional Center for the Defense of Human Rights Activity The right to defend rights THE FACTS – We denounce the robbery and physical, patrimonial and sexual violence committed against the lawyer and indigenous human rights defender Teodomira Rosales Sierra by agents of the Ministry of Public Security […]

8 January 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Yucatan court lets attempted homicide of Sandra Peniche go unpunished

Sandra Peniche Quintal Organization Humanitarian Services in Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Defense of sexual and reproductive rights Attacks experienced Attempted homicide; violation of the right to truth, justice and reparation THE FACTS – On March 13, 2018, Sandra Peniche was the target of attempted homicide by an assailant who attacked her with a knife. The […]

31 October 2019

We congratulate mexican journalist Marcela Turati, 2019 Moors Cabot Prize

Speech by Marcela Turati accepting the Maria Moors Cabot 2019 Award Thank you. I feel very honored to become part of this award’s history. I care deeply about the Cabot Prize because journalists I admire have received it and they have inspired me. I’d like to thank the members of the board — people who […]

18 October 2019