México

Ambasadors’ Mission and UN Women visit La Serena House in Mexico and recognize work of women human rights defenders

Last Friday, June 9, 2917, several worldwide ambassadors, the representative of UN Women in Mexico, and a number of women human rights defenders held a meeting in Casa Serena, or La Serena House, a space of self care, healing and reflection for women defenders in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. Ana Güezmes, the representative […]

14 June 2017

Regional Gathering of Defenders of Land, Territory and Environment

The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders, Just Associates (JASS), Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders, International Protection, the Urgent Action Fund, Bread for the World and the International Peace Brigades (PBI), in coordination with organizations in Mexico, the Andean Region and the Latin American South, held the Regional Gathering of Defenders of the Land, […]

13 June 2017

6 HUNGER-STRIKING NURSES IN CHIAPAS FACE HEALTH RISK –– RNDDHM URGES SPEEDY SOLUTION TO DEMANDS

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico – Representatives of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM), with a presence in 23 states of the country, are now in Chiapas to better understand the problems exposed by nurses on hunger strike in Tuxtla since last May 1st, as they […]

23 May 2017

#WHRDAlert MEXICO-Tamaulipas / Murder of Miriam Elizabeth Rodriguez Martínez of the Community in Search of the Disappeared in Tamaulipas (CBDT)

Miriam Elizabeth Rodríguez Martínez Organization Community in Search of the Disappeared in Tamaulipas Activity Searching for disappeared persons Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On May 10th, Miriam Elizabeth Rodríguez Martínez, defender of disappeared persons in Tamaulipas, México, was killed. The Community in Search of the Disappeared in Tamaulipas (CBDT) reported that a group of armed […]

15 May 2017

OPEN LETTER / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) condemns illegal detention, physical and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance of defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER IN SPANISH Last May 5th, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico released an Open Letter condemning the illegal detention, phyiscal and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance to which human rights defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino was subjected. Cristina is a member of the Committee of Relatives of […]

6 May 2017