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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga

Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga Organization Council of Services of Comprehensive Inclusion and Human Rights; Hidalgo Academy for Education and Human Rights, respectively Activity Defense of human rights Attacks experienced Illegal arrest, criminalization THE FACTS – Last June 15th in Hidalgo, defenders Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga were illegally arrested. After being […]

20 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks repeated against feminist defenders Haydeé Castillo, Sara Henríquez and Reyna Rodríguez

Haydeé Castillo, Sara Henríquez and Reyna Rodríguez Activity Women’s rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attacks experienced Death threats, smear campaigns, criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – Ever since fire was set to the Indio Maiz Reserve and a repressive campaign was launched by the government last April 17th, feminist human rights defenders Haydeé Castillo […]

19 June 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Death threats, smear campaigns and harassment against women defenders in Nicaragua

Gloria Patricia Rodríguez, Olimpia Linares, Adelayda Sánchez and Gabriela Castro Activity Women’s rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC); the right to information Attacks experienced Death threats, smear campaigns, criminalization and harassment THE FACTS – Since last April 17th, attacks against women human rights defenders in Nicaragua have been constant, reproducing a systematic pattern of aggression, […]

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks, threats, defamation and harassment against women defenders in Diriomo-Diriá

Bianca Vásquez; Loadys Sánchez; Kelly Alemán, Leslie Cruz; Marta Obando; Claudia, Sandra and Carmen Carranza; and Ingrid Salazar Organization Diriomo-Diriá April 19th Movement Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Defamation, disparagement, criminalization, physical and verbal attacks, intimidation, surveillance, threats and harassment THE FACTS – Despite international condemnation and recommendations, the campaign of parapolice […]

9 June 2018

OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER STIGMATIZATION AND RE-CRIMINALIZATION OF DEFENDER NESTORA SALGADO

READ DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica June 1, 2018 – The more than a thousand defenders that make up the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) hereby express our grave concern over the re-criminalization, stigmatization, disparagement and defamation of the ex-Commander of the Community Police of Olinalá, Guerrero, Nestora Salgado, during the current electoral […]

5 June 2018