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Nelly Roque

[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Smear campaign against released political activist Nelly Roque

Nelly Roque Activity Released political activist THE FACTS – Nelly Roque, a released political activist in Nicaragua, is the victim of a smear campaign and digital attacks by unknown persons. Nelly has suffered persecution and threats since her release from prison on March 15, 2019. Ever since the first of this year, the defender has […]

2 July 2020

[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Persistence of harassment, threats, and infingements on the rights, integrity and health of attorney Yonarqui Martínez

Yonarqui Martínez García Activity Attorney and human rights defender THE FACTS – This June, the attorney and human rights defender Yonarqui Martínez has received threats in social media due to her accompaniment of political prisoners in the context of the Nicaraguan sociopolitical crisis of 2018. Coupled with this, she has experienced health problems stemming from […]

24 June 2020
Elizabeth Montaño defensora y médica trans

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Trans doctor and rights defender killed in Morelos

Elizabeth Montaño Activity The right to health: LGBTIQ+ community rights THE FACTS – Trans defender Elizabeth Montaño was killed this month in Morelos. She was a general practitioner and defender of the right to medical attention in Social Security clinics and hospitals for persons of the LGBTQI+ community. She also organized educational processes and projects […]

22 June 2020

El Salvador: Organizations express concern about the increase in digital violence against Women Human Rights Defenders

READ/DOWNLOAD PDF  The COVID-19 measures put in place by the government of El Salvador have fostered a violent and hostile environment that hinders the work of Women Human Rights Defenders 19 June 2020 – The undersigned organizations denounce the alarming increase in attacks against organizations and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) since the government of […]

19 June 2020

OPEN LETTER TO DANIEL ORTEGA, PRESIDENT OF NICARAGUA, SENT BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

17 June 2020 – We, the undersigned organizations, have been constantly monitoring the Nicaraguan government’s response to COVID-19, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. We are writing to you to express our deep concern about the Nicaraguan government’s failure to comply with international standards regarding the prevention and control […]

17 June 2020