IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT RESTABLISHMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEES IN HONDURAS NOW! IMMEDIATE END TO REPRESSION! DEMOCRACY AND RESPECT FOR VOTE!
READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT “The suspension of guarantees lacks all legitimacy whenever it is resorted to for the purpose of undermining the democratic system. That system establishes limits that may not be transgressed, thus ensuring that certain fundamental human rights remain permanently protected.” Inter-American Court of Human Rights Mesoamerica, December 2, 2017 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of […]
DOWNLOAD STATEMENT We demand that the State comply with its obligation to guarantee protection for women human rights defenders. We need the adoption of Comprehensive Feminist Protection strategies that offer optimal responses, adapted to the context and specific security needs of women defenders and their movements. Celedonia Zalazar, Metzli Sarabia, Miriam Rodríguez, Sherly Montoya, Miroslava […]
IM-Defensoras, AWID, Feminist Collective, Oaxaca Consortium, FCAM, JASS and UDEFEGUA to attend Fourteenth Feminist Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean
On the 23rd, 24th and 25th of November, the Fourteenth Feminist Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean (EFLAC) will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is a space for discussion and meeting on the diverse expressions of the feminist movement in Latin America and the Caribbean, oriented towards strengthening democracy in Latin America through […]
On October 26th, the National Network for Women Human Rights in México (RNDDHM) issued a públic statement condemning the campaign orchestrated by the government of Guerrero to undermine claims of torture presented by the women’s rights defender Yndira Sandoval Sánchez. The Network reports that last September 16th, Yndira was illegally deprived of her freedom and […]
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 […]