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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

CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF HONDURAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

Since June 2017, IM-Defensoras has produced 14 Urgent Alerts about attacks against women human rights defenders, their organizations and communities. Most of these are perpetrated by State agents, including excessive use of force, arbitrary detentions and/or criminal charges. This escalation of violence undermines citizen participation. From October 4th-10th, join us in a coordinated call to action at the Honduran Embassy in your country to […]

28 September 2017

Declaration of organizations participating in the Latin American Gathering of Defenders and Authorities of the Original Peoples and Territories of Latin America

READ/DOWNLOAD DECLARATION  Latin American Gathering on Protection Strategies for Territorial Defense May 30, 31 and June 1, 2017. Casa Xitla, Tlalpan, Mexico City Declaration of organizations participating in the Latin American Gathering of Defenders and Authorities of the Original Peoples and Territories of Latin America. 1 Defenders and authorities of the original peoples and territories […]

13 June 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempt on the physical integrity of Hedme Castro, of ACI-Participa

HEDME CASTRO Organization Association for a Participatory Citizenry (ACI-Participa) Activity The right to defend rights Attack experienced Restriction of freedom of movement and acts of intimidation THE FACTS – On the morning of April 7th, when Hedme Castro was on her way to her office, she realized that the vehicle in which she was riding was […]

18 April 2017