Nicaragua

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police intimidation and harassment, infringement of the right to protest, and hate speech against feminists in Matagalpa

Matagalpa Women’s Collective Activity Women’s human rights Attacks experienced Police intimidation and harassment, infringement of the right to protest, hate speech, defamation, and criminalization THE FACTS – On Wednesday afternoon October 23, feminists in Matagalpa initiated an artistic action outside the offices of Radio Vos and the Matagalpa Women’s Collective to denounce more than 50 femicides […]

25 October 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization and harassment of the liberated political prisoner Maribel del Socorro Rodríguez

Maribel del Socorro Rodríguez Mairena Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Criminalization, persecution, siege, harassment THE FACTS – The political prisoner Maribel del Socorro Rodriguez was released in April of 2019 after having been arbitrarily arrested on December 22, 2018, for participating in antí-government protests in Masaya. Since then, she and her family have repeatedly been subjected […]

1 October 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defender María del Socorro Oviedo Delgado suspended from law practice

María del Socorro Oviedo Delgado Organization Permanent Commission on Human Rights (CPDH) Activity The right to defend rights Attacks experienced Criminalization, suspension of law license THE FACTS – On Thursday, September 19, the attorney and human rights defender María Oviedo received a court ruling informing her of the suspension of her profession as an attorney for […]

23 September 2019