The signatory organisations express their deep concern over and the persistent climate of hostility and the recent increase in violence against migrants, journalists, and migrant rights defenders in the south east of Mexico. Human rights groups, journalists and organisations, particularly in the state of Chiapas and Tabasco, have faced a new wave of harassment by […]
[STATEMENT] The Nicaraguan government harasses, criminalizes, attacks, imprisons and exiles women struggling for a better country.
Right now, 10 women are imprisoned in Nicaragua for criticizing the government, raising their voices, and working to build a more just and egalitarian nation. They are political activists, feminists, scholars, journalists, revolutionary commanders, attorneys and human rights defenders. These women were arrested by unreasonably large police forces, their homes were violently broken into and […]
More than 60 Civil society organisations denounce the alarming deterioration of human rights situation in El Salvador
Human rights organisations express concern regarding the deterioration of the human rights situation, consolidation of authoritarian rule and hate speech against human rights defenders, organisations and media in El Salvador. The deteriorating human rights situation is a result of President Nayib Bukele and his party’s abuse of power, as well as the ongoing dismantling of […]
Civil society organizations in the region reject the capture of the Constitutional Court and the Attorney General’s Office in El Salvador and warn that the principle of separation of powers in the country is being affected.
Latin America, May 4, 2021 – The undersigned civil society organizations, committed to the defense of the rule of law, human rights and democracy in Latin America, strongly reject the decisions adopted on May 1 by the Salvadoran Congress to arbitrarily remove from office the judges and alternate judges of the Constitutional Chamber of the […]
[Urgent Alert] DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / Repeated attacks on encampment of the “Movement for the decriminalization of pregnancy termination on 3 grounds”
In the early morning hours of April 20th in the Dominican Republic after the First National Assembly was held, women defenders of sexual and reproductive rights of the “Three Grounds Movement” were brutally dislodged by agents of the National Police. The actions took place on their encampment set up outside the National Palace, where security […]