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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Physical attack, intimidation and besiegement of Marcela Foster, defender of the right to self-determination and autonomy of indigenous peoples

MARCELA FOSTER Activity The rights of indigenous peoples Attacks Physical attack, intimidation and besiegement THE FACTS – According to information reported by the Center for Justice and Human Rights of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (CEJUDHCAN), on Wednesday morning, June 26th, defender Marcela Foster, of the Twi Yahbra territory in the community of Kamla, together with […]

1 July 2019

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Defamation, smear campaigns and threats against Bessy Ríos, cyber-activist and human rights defender of women and sexual diversity

BESSY RÍOS Organization Salvadoran Network of Women Human Rights Defenders Activity Cyber-activist and defender of the rights of women and sexual diversity Attacks experienced Defamation, smear campaigns and threats THE FACTS – Bessy Ríos is a widely recognized human rights defender who emphasizes the rights of women and sexual diversity. She has a Law degree and […]

27 June 2019

#WHRDAlert 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