[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / 35 attacks registered against Km 169 News Agency since January 2023

The Km 169 News Agency is a national and regional community communications reference point with a feminist, human rights perspective that publishes articles and visual materials in the Prensa Comunitaria (Community Press) newspaper and the digital Revista Ruda (Badass Magazine). Since the beginning of 2023, 35 attacks have been registered against agency members, including defamation, […]

12 July 2023

[WHRDs Alert] HONDURAS / Alternative measures denied to Nolvia Obando, imprisoned since March 16th for defending the land  

📢CALL TO ACTION FOR THE RELEASE OF NOLVIA OBANDO ⚠️Nolvia is being criminalized and remains imprisoned since 16 March for defending land in Honduras. ⏳The Court of Appeals has denied the alternative means of confinement requested by Nolvia Obando, which means that she will continue to be held in preventive detention. 📹We invite you to […]

14 June 2023

Mesoamerican Registry of Attacks against Women Defenders: January to March 2023 – Preliminary monthly data

During the first quarter of 2023 we registered 1,028 attacks against 274 women defenders One woman defender was assassinated: Marleni del Carmen Reyes, a Salvadoran defender of the right to a life free from violence. 703 of these attacks took place in the context of collective actions; 289 were attacks against individual defenders and 36 […]

1 June 2023

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / In Celaya, Guanajuato, assailants kill Teresa Magueyal, a searching mother of the collective, A Promise to Keep.

Yesterday, May 2nd, defender Teresa Magueyal was shot and killed in the town of San Miguel Octopan, located in the northeastern area of the municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato. Teresa, who belongs to the A Promise to Keep Collective, had been searching for her son José Luis Apaseo Magueyal since he disappeared on April 6, 2020 […]

26 May 2023

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Searching Mothers of the Sabuesos Guerreras Collective are surveilled and tracked in Culiacán, Sinaloa

Last May 3, the searching mothers, María Isabel Cruz Bernal and Belinda Aguilar, both members of the collective searching for disappeared persons, Sabuesos Guerreras (Women Warrior Bloodhounds), detected the presence of two youngmotorcyclists outside their respective homes making calls and registering their entrances and exits. The surveillance and trackingby these individualsheightened, and on Sunday May […]

11 May 2023