Nicaragua

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks repeated against feminist defenders Haydeé Castillo, Sara Henríquez and Reyna Rodríguez

Haydeé Castillo, Sara Henríquez and Reyna Rodríguez Activity Women’s rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attacks experienced Death threats, smear campaigns, criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – Ever since fire was set to the Indio Maiz Reserve and a repressive campaign was launched by the government last April 17th, feminist human rights defenders Haydeé Castillo […]

19 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Death threats, smear campaigns and harassment against women defenders in Nicaragua

Gloria Patricia Rodríguez, Olimpia Linares, Adelayda Sánchez and Gabriela Castro Activity Women’s rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC); the right to information Attacks experienced Death threats, smear campaigns, criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – Since last April 17th, attacks against women human rights defenders in Nicaragua have been constant, reproducing a systematic pattern of aggression, […]

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks, threats, defamation and harassment against women defenders in Diriomo-Diriá

Bianca Vásquez; Loadys Sánchez; Kelly Alemán, Leslie Cruz; Marta Obando; Claudia, Sandra and Carmen Carranza; and Ingrid Salazar Organization Diriomo-Diriá April 19th Movement Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Defamation, disparagement, criminalization, physical and verbal attacks, intimidation, surveillance, threats and harassment THE FACTS – Despite international condemnation and recommendations, the campaign of parapolice […]

9 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defamation, criminalization and threats against members of the Association of Women Builders of Condega (AMCC)

Pilar Castellón, Luisa Hermida Centeno Espinoza, Maria Fernanda Pineda Calero and Amanda Centeno Organization Association of Women Builders of Condega (AMCC) Activity Women’s rights Attack experienced Smear campaign, criminalization and threats. THE FACTS – In the midst of the campaign of repression and violence with which the government of Nicaragua and paramilitary groups have responded to […]

5 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear campaign, criminalization and harassment against Jessica Cisneros, Yerling Aguilera and Madeleine Caracas

Jessica Cisneros, Yerling Aguilera and Madeleine Caracas Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Smear campaign, criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – During the informational caravan through Europe to denounce crimes committed against the people of Nicaragua and the absence of autonomous institutions that guarantee justice and democracy, the activists Yerling Aguilera, Jessica Cisneros […]

4 June 2018