Pronouncements

OPEN LETTER / Repression and criminalization worsens against social movements and women human rights defenders in Honduras

READ / DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER CALL TO ACTION Mesoamerica, October 5th, 2017 – Nineteen months after the unpunished murder of Berta Cáceres, we, the Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative (IM-Defensoras) – representing more than 800 defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua – the National Women Human Rights Defenders Network in Honduras, […]

5 October 2017

Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Defenders condemns agression against defender of environmental and women’s rights Luisa Centeno

Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders – Taking cowardly advantage of the anonymity offered by most social networks, unknown persons opened a facebook page on August 22nd that describes Luisa as a “nefarious, a rat” and makes other slanderous remarks against her, accusing her of creating facebook pages under other names to attack the ruling party. […]

13 September 2017

MEXICO / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico denounces intimidation and harassment against defender Jaqueline Campbell

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mexico, August 25, 2017 Issue: We denounce the intimidation and harassment of defender Jaqueline Campbell Rubén Ignacio Moreira Valdez Governor of Coahuila Víctor Zamora Rodríguez Interior Secretary of Coahuila Homero Ramos Gloria Attorney General of Coahuila Hugo Gutiérrez Rodríguez General Coordinato of ‘Fuerza Coahuila’ José Luis Chapa Reséndiz State Security Commissioner Last […]

5 September 2017

Statement of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras against repression of inhabitants of Villa de San Francisco

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras has come out against the brutal attack levied on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by the joint forces of the National Police, the Police Office of Investigation, Military Police and a large group of COBRAS, who used teargas in the streets and homes of the people […]

31 August 2017

OPEN LETTER / Latent risk of state of siege in Guatemala following expulsion order issued by President Jimmy Morales against International Commissioner against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER  Mesoamerica August 28, 2017 – We, of the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras), made up of 837 women human rights defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua, share our indignation over the serious attacks and violation of constitutional guarantees perpetrated by President Jimmy Morales against Iván Velásquez, […]

30 August 2017