México

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / 74 young women students, mainly indigenous, were attacked, detained for five days, and criminalized for defending the right to education in Chiapas.

Students of the Mactumactzá Teacher Training School Activity Defense of the right to education without discrimination On Tuesday, May 18th, the Chiapas state police violently repressed approximately 250 students at the Mactumactzá Rural Teacher Training School. They had been protesting in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, with demands of conditions of access to education with equality and […]

25 May 2021

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Veracruz government disseminates private information about activists obtained through police surveillance and infiltration of feminist movement.

Feminist activists in the state of Veracruz Activity Women’s rights Last April 12th,  the document entitled “Feminist Mobilization against Police Repression”, was leaked by government entities related to the Ministry of the Interior of the state of Veracruz, and the Under Secretariat of Government and Administration of Regional Policies,  based on actions of police surveillance […]

26 April 2021

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Women human rights defenders in Puebla smeared in news media and criminalized by government after March 8th.

Sexual and reproductive women human rights defenders Activity Sexual and reproductive rights On March 9th, national and local news media published material identifying our comrades  Zavine M. and Cinthya R. as being infiltrators responsible for disturbances and violence during the March 8th commemoration in Puebla.   This material referred to statements made by representatives of REDefine […]

17 March 2021

We demand a March 8th free from repression and patriarchal violence!

PHOTO: Rosario Ochoa For several decades on March 8th, millions of women and feminists around the world have confirmed the strength of our voices joined together. We have mobilized in plazas and other public spaces to assert our determination to transform a world in crisis that imposes patriarchal, racist, capitalist and colonial violence and exploitation […]

7 March 2021

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Raid on private residence of journalist and rights defender Jackie Campbell in Coahuila.

Jackie Campbell Activity The right to information; women’s rights; access to justice; defense of land, territory and environment.  THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 3rd, unknown individuals broke into the private residence of the journalist and human rights defender Jackie Campbell in Saltillo, Coahuila. This incident is one of numerous […]

5 February 2021