[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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
[Urgent Alert] MESOAMERICA / Stop the violence and hate speech against migrants! Regional governments must guarantee safe, humanitarian passage to the Migrant Caravan.
On Sunday, January 17th, the Guatemalan Army used violence, including a major tear gas attack, to obstruct the journey of a migrant caravan that set out from Honduras on January 15th. According to several different estimates, the caravan is made up of approximately 9,000 people, including many women, children, youth, and human rights defenders. Different […]
Dear Marisela, ten years after the brutal murder that took your life and left us without a human rights defender who knew how to go up against power, we write these lines to you with an aching heart and a renewed demand for justice for you and all mothers searching for their disappeared daughters, struggling […]