México

[STATEMENT] Disturbing risk situation of women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico

Mesoamerica, August 2, 2019 – We of the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) and the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico hereby express our concern over the serious situation of violence and risk faced by women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico and the negligence and apparent inability […]

5 August 2019

WHRDAlert MEXICO / Assailants kill Zenaida Pulido, defender of the right to truth, justice and reparations in the state of Michoacan

ZENAIDA PULIDO LOMBERA Organization Families Walking for Justice Activity The right to truth, justice and reparations Attack MURDER THE FACTS – On July 19th, defender Zenaida Pulido Lombera was murdered in the town of Aquila, Michoacan when she was on her way back from filing a complaint for threats against her. The defender was tràveling in […]

24 July 2019

[MEXICO] WHRDs from 12 states meet to strengthen daily activities of Network of Women Defenders in Mexico

During the month of June, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) held two meetings with its own members and allies working to fortify daily activities. From June 20th to June 22nd, the Seminar for Comprehensive Feminist Protection was held in Mexico City to reflect on the best way to build […]

28 June 2019

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza killed in Tabasco

NORMA SARABIA GARDUZA Activity The right to information; freedom of expression Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Tuesday night, June 11th, two armed assailants shot and killed journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza in the doorway of her home in the town of Huimanguillo, state of Tabasco. The journalist had received threats for covering issues of […]

14 June 2019

Being a woman defender in México means running high risks on a daily basis

RNDDHM expressed concern to UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, and UN Women’s representative in Mexico, Belén Sanz, over the critical situation of women defenders. Mexico, April 9, 2019. On April 6th, members of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) expressed their concern to Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human […]

30 April 2019