STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico: Justice Denied Four Years after Assassination of Rocío Mesino

Last October 19th, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico isssued a statement denouncing ongoing impunity in the murder of the defender of campesino communities, Rocío Mesino, on October 19th, 2013, in Atoyac, Guerrero. According to the Network, the Attorney General of the state of Guerrero has denied access to justice for […]

3 November 2017

IM-Defensoras at the Dublin Platform

Between October 17th and 19th, a new session of the Dublin Platform was held, organized by Front Line Defenders. Around a hundred rights defenders from all over the world arrived at the Irish capital city to share their testimonies and experiences of struggle, risk, repression and protection with representatives of oficial mechanisms of the United […]

Roundtable on Right to Defend Human Rights presents bill for defender protection with comprehensive, gender-based perspective

OnTuesday, October 31st, in commemoration of National Human Rights Defender Day, the Roundtable on the Right to Defend Human Rights held a press conference to expose the situation faced by defenders working for the construction of a just, equitable and solidary society through compliance with human rights in El Salvador. Participants included the Salvadoran Network […]

IN-Defensoras Participates in Workshop with National Environmental Movement against Industrial Mining (MONAFMI)

The Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Defenders – A delegation of the Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders participated in a workshop last October 23rd in Juigalpa, convoked by the Institute of Strategic Studies and Public Policy (ISSPP) and the Humboldt Center. It formed part of the activities that were complementary to the project entitled “Generating […]

2 November 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Repression, Arbitrary Arrest and Criminalization of Women Territorial Defenders of the New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise

Sindy Ramos, Vilma Rosa, Deysi Rosa, Elsy Rosa, Kenia Rosa and Raquel Méndez Organization New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Excessive use of force, Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – At around 11 am on Monday, October 23rd, anti-riot police and members of the Honduran Army began a violent evacuation of campesinas and campesinos organized […]

25 October 2017