#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police harass and surveil home of lawyer and defender Yonarqui Martínez

Yonarqui Martínez García Activity Lawyer and human rights defender of women political prisoners Attacks experienced Surveillance and harassment THE FACTS – Since late in the afternoon until 4 o’clock in the morning of Sunday February 9, police agents surveilled the home of lawyer and human rights defender Yonarqui Martínez, where she lives with young children. […]

10 February 2020

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest, imprisonment and torture of activist María Esperanza Sánchez

María Esperanza Sánchez García Organization April 19 Civic Movement, Matagalpa Activity Social and political rights Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, criminalization, torture, cruel and inhuman treatment THE FACTS – On the night of January 26, the activist María Esperanza Sánchez was arbitrarily arrested by the police. The arrest took place in a security house in which […]

8 February 2020

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Slander and smear campaign against young Salvadoran feminists

Katherine García and Verónica Larin Activity Feminist activists and defenders of the rights of women and youth Attacks experienced Slander and smear campaign THE FACTS – Last January 23rd, a series of montages with false messages were published in Lucrecia Landaverde’s Facebook account with references to the young feminist activists and rights defenders Katherine García […]

29 January 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, daughter of defender Irinea Buendía

Guadalupe Michel Lima Buendía Activity The right to truth, justice and reparations Attack experienced Attempted murder THE FACTS – Last Monday, January 20, 2020, an unknown assailant made an attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, the daughter of defender Irinea Buendía, firing at least six shots at the car in which she had […]

24 January 2020
Isabel Cabanillas Mexico

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Artist and women human rights activist Isabel Cabanillas slain in Ciudad Juárez

Isabel Cabanillas Organization Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers Activity: Art, activism and women’s rights Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – The activist and painter Isabel Cabanillas was killed in the early morning hours yesterday in Ciudad Juárez, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a member of the Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers collective, […]

21 January 2020