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NICARAGUA / WE DENOUNCE THE DISMISSAL OF HEALTH PERSONNEL FOR ATTENDING TO DEMONSTRATORS in the Oscar Danilo Rosales School Hospital (HEODRA), property of the State of León.

WE DENOUNCE THE DISMISSAL OF HEALTH PERSONNEL FOR ATTENDING TO DEMONSTRATORS in the Oscar Danilo Rosales School Hospital (HEODRA), property of the State of León. We remind the Nicaraguan government that prohibiting attention to wounded demonstrators is a human rights violation that has been denounced at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). We extend […]

6 August 2018

Veracruz Front for Life and Women’s Rights: Sentinel for the rights of women

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) and IM-Defensoras acknowledge the invaluable contribution of the Veracruz Front for Life and Women’s Rights to a life free of violence for women and our full enjoyment of sexual and reproductive rights. We condemn the attacks against members of the Front, which range from […]

3 August 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Agression and abuse of authority against journalist and rights defender Kency Gissel Grandez Durón, of C-Libre

Kency Gissel Grandez Durón Organization Committee for Free Expresssion (C-Libre) Activity Defense of the right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Abuse of power, excessive use of force, restriction of the right to inform THE FACTS – On Wednesday, July 1st, while she was covering a protest of the University Student Movement against fuel […]

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / We repudiate and demand justice for the femicide of defender and CODECA member, Juana Raymundo

Juana Raymundo Organization Campesino Development Committee (CODECA) Activity Defense of land, territory and common assets Attacks experienced Kidnapping, torture and FEMICIDE THE FACTS – Juana Raymundo was a young Ixil indigenous leader from Nebaj, a nurse and a member of CODECA and the Movement for Peoples’ Liberation. On Saturday, July 28th, her body appeared with signs […]

31 July 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization, threats, siege and armed attack against Maritza Sevilla, her home and business

Maritza Sevilla García Organization Latin American and Caribbean Women’s Health Network – September 28th Campaign to Decriminalize Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean Activity Political rights Attacks experienced Criminalization, threats, siege, armed attack against home and business THE FACTS – Since the beginning of the current crisis on April 19th, Maritza Sevilla has taken part […]

24 July 2018