México

International Feminist Solidarity Day with Nicaragua

On Thursday, July 19, attending the call of the international feminist movement, women human rights defenders and feminist women from around the world participated through various actions in a day of solidarity with Nicaragua. The IM-Defensoras, we joined the call encouraging the participation of the national networks, spreading the call and participating in the tweet, […]

20 July 2018

STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

Photo: Dominga 11 years ago, before entering prisión READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT July 9, 2018 We demand that the Judiciary of the State of Mexico immediately free this defender who has spent 11 years in political prison Dominga was given the maximum sentence for being a human rights defender On July 4th, the Coordinators of the National Network […]

9 July 2018

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga

Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga Organization Council of Services of Comprehensive Inclusion and Human Rights; Hidalgo Academy for Education and Human Rights, respectively Activity Defense of human rights Attacks experienced Illegal arrest, criminalization THE FACTS – Last June 15th in Hidalgo, defenders Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga were illegally arrested. After being […]

20 June 2018

OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER STIGMATIZATION AND RE-CRIMINALIZATION OF DEFENDER NESTORA SALGADO

READ DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica June 1, 2018 – The more than a thousand defenders that make up the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) hereby express our grave concern over the re-criminalization, stigmatization, disparagement and defamation of the ex-Commander of the Community Police of Olinalá, Guerrero, Nestora Salgado, during the current electoral […]

5 June 2018

OPEN LETTER / We condemn the sexual abuse suffered by Mexican defender Ximena Ramos at the Summit of the Americas

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER  Mesoamerica, April 16, 2018 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) express strong condemnation of the sexual abuse perpetrated against Ximena Ramos Pedrueza Ceballos, Mexican environmental defender of the Mexican Center for Environmental Rights (CEMDA) during the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Last April 12th, Ximena Ramos […]

25 April 2018