#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization of Workers’ Rights Defenders at Sae Technotex

Luz Eveling Urbina, Ivon del Carmen Miranda, Olga Blandón and other workers at the Sae Technotex company Activity Workers’ rights Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – On June 27, 2016 The National Police violently repressed and arrested a group of workers at the Technotex comany, who were demanding the reinstatement of union leaders and better […]

3 August 2017

NICARAGUA: Charges Dropped against Defender Aydil Urbina

The Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders – Friday, July 28th. Felicita Laínez, defender and Coordinator of the Foundation for Community Development, FUNDECOM, shared the following news: “On July 26th, 2017, the First Local Criminal Court Judge of the legal system issued an order resolving the acquittal of Aydil Urbina based on Article 76, […]

2 August 2017

NICARAGUA: Demanding equal rights, with LGBTIQ pride

According to the Nicaraguan Initiative for Women Human Rights Defenders, the march demanding the right to be and live in public as you wish ––a parade of colors, music and enthusiasm celebrating our sexual diversity with pride–– is the fruit of many years of struggle and resistance. On the afternoon of June 28th, Nicaragua celebrated […]

17 July 2017

Laicism in defense of our rights

Nicaraguan Initiative of WHRD – Information, knowledge and critical reflection are important elements for those who engage in the activities of women human rights defenders; thus, around 30 women defenders from Matagalpa, Estelí, Pantasma, Jalapa, Condega, Jinotega, Ciudad Darío and Managua, came together on the morning of June 26th in the auditorium of the Guanuca […]

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