México

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Trans community rights defender Karla Camarena killed in Guanajuato, Mexico

Karla Valentina Camarena del Castillo Activity LGBTI community rights defender Organization Mexican Network of Trans Women in Guanajuato State Attack experienced Transphobic feminicide THE FACTS – On Sunday, March 29, unknown assailants shot and killed defender Karla Camarena in San Felipe, Guanajuato. Her corpse was not identified until Tuesday, March 31. Karla Camarena, also known […]

2 April 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist María Elena Ferral Hernández killed in Papantla, Veracruz

María Elena Ferral Hernández Activity The right to information and freedom of expression Attack experienced Murder THE FACTS – At 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, March 30, unidentified assailants on motorcycles shot the journalist María Elena Ferral in downtown Papantla, Veracruz, as she walked towards her car that bears the logotype of her […]

1 April 2020

We condemn the political repression against the Ayotzinapa mothers in the state of Chiapas

In an Open Letter sent on February 18, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico and IM-Defensoras expressed our concern and indignation over the brutal attack by Chiapas State Security forces on Sunday, February 16, against parents of the 43 disappeared students of Ayotzinapa and students of the Mactumatza Rural Teacher Training […]

28 February 2020

#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