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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Far-flung attacks against women human rights defenders and students

Women human rights defenders and students Organizations Mujeral en Acción (A World of Feminist Women in Action), Las Segovias Leadership Institute, Oyanka Women’s Association, Segovian Women’s Movement, Autonomous Women’s Movement (MAM) Attacks experienced Threats, intimidation, criminalization, defamation, physical and verbal aggression THE FACTS – Since April 17th, in a campaign of repression and violence, the State […]

30 April 2018

STATEMENT / We hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for the legitimate right to protest of Nicaraguan women and men

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Daniel Ortega, President of the Republic of Nicaragua. Rosario Murillo, Vice President of the Republic of Nicaragua. April 27, 2018. We, 322 undersigned national, diverse regional and international organizations and networks, hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for […]

27 April 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Threats, insults and community exclusion against Ángela Murillo, of the MADJ

Ángela Murillo Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Defense of the land, territory and environment, el territorio y el medio ambiente Attack experienced Threats, verbal attacks, community exclusion THE FACTS – Ángela Murillo, of the San Francisco tribe in Locomapa, Yoro, and member of the National Driving Group of the MADJ, is now […]

26 April 2018

OPEN LETTER / We condemn the sexual abuse suffered by Mexican defender Ximena Ramos at the Summit of the Americas

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER  Mesoamerica, April 16, 2018 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) express strong condemnation of the sexual abuse perpetrated against Ximena Ramos Pedrueza Ceballos, Mexican environmental defender of the Mexican Center for Environmental Rights (CEMDA) during the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Last April 12th, Ximena Ramos […]

25 April 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police and pro-government groups repress and attack defenders, students, journalists and demonstrators against Social Security reform

Human rights defenders, young students, journalists and demonstrators against Social Security reform Activity Economic, social and cultural rights (DESC) Attack experienced Aggression, intimidation, threats, repression of the right to protest THE FACTS – On Wednesday, April 18th, IN-Defensoras and other human rights organizations and networks in Nicaragua documented and denounced a large number of violations of […]

21 April 2018