#AlertaDefensoras HONDURAS / Mobile surveillance and intimidadion of journalist Eleana Borjas, of Radio Progreso

ELEANA BORJAS COELLO Organization Radio Progreso Activity The right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Mobile surveillance and intimidation THE FACTS – On the morning of June 13th, the journalist Eleana Borjas, a correspondent for Radio Progreso in the city of Tegucigalpa, was followed for approximately 25 minutes by a patrol car of the […]

19 June 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of indigenous women defending Tolupan territory

Ángela Murillo Bardales, Wendy Yadira Pineda López and Alizon Lourdes Pineda López Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – The indigenous women defenders of the Tolupan people Ángela Murillo Bardales, Wendy Yadira Pineda López and Alizon Lourdes Pineda López, members of the San Francisco Locomapa tribe […]

18 June 2019

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza killed in Tabasco

NORMA SARABIA GARDUZA Activity The right to information; freedom of expression Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Tuesday night, June 11th, two armed assailants shot and killed journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza in the doorway of her home in the town of Huimanguillo, state of Tabasco. The journalist had received threats for covering issues of […]

14 June 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Only hours after defender’s release, home and husband of Irlanda Jerez targeted by paramilitary forces

IRLANDA JEREZ Activity Social and political rights Attacks experienced Intimidation, harassment, assault on home, attack on family member THE FACTS – On Tuesday morning June 11th, just a few hours after defender and political prisoner Irlanda Jerez was released from prison, a group of approximately ten paramilitary agents arrived at her home in trucks, searched and […]

12 June 2019

[STATEMENT] Stop the repression of social protest in Honduras!

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Mesoamerica, June 5, 2019 – Last April, the National Congress of Honduras passed laws on the Restructuring and Transformation of the System of Health and Education, which resulted in the massive firing of persons and the privatization of these public services. A series of social protests and acts of pressure in defense of […]

6 June 2019