#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Kidnapping, forced disappearance and torture of student leader Zayda Hernández

ZAYDA HERNÁNDEZ Organization April 19th University Movement Activity Social and political rights Attacks experienced Kidnapping, forced disappearance, torture THE FACTS – Last Friday, May 17th, defender Zayda Hernández was arbitrarily kidnapped near the Managua Cathederal while she was participating in a protest against the murder of political prisoner Eddy Montes Praslin. On Sunday afternoon, May 19th, […]

21 May 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest and intimidation of defenders of territory and natural assets of Azacualpa

Karen Yajaira Trigueros, Gledy Rodríguez and Suyapa Trigueros Activity Defense of land, territory and natural assets Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, intimidation THE FACTS – On Saturday afternoon, May 11th, agents of the Police Investigations Agency in Santa Rosa de Copan arbitrarily detained seven members of the Azacualpa community belonging to the Copán Union, including women defenders […]

16 May 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Death threats against Rosalina Domínguez, territorial defender and COPINH member

Rosalina Domínguez Organization COPINH Activity Defense of land, territory and natural resources Attacks experienced Death threats THE FACTS – According to information obtained by the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, defender Rosalina Domínguez and other COPINH members have been subjected to constant threats and intimidation since Monday, April 29th. These attacks have […]

7 May 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary retention of OFRANEH members Miriam Miranda and Aurelia Arzu

Míriam Miranda and Aurelia Arzú Organization OFRANEH Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Arbitrary retention THE FACTS  – On Friday, April 19th, National Police and Military Police agents stopped the vehicle in which defenders Míriam Miranda and Aurelia Arzú, were travelling to attend to an emergency situation involving OFRANEH. The agents retained the personal documents of the […]

24 April 2019

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Defamation and threats against Rosario Tuyuc, defender of territory and the rights of women and youth.

Rosario Tuyuc Organization Oxlajuj Noj Council, Adimar Association Activity The rights of women and youth; territorial defense Attacks experienced Defamation and threats THE FACTS – Defender Rosario Tuyuc has received several anonymous e-mails in which her dignity is attacked with defamatory remarks, misogynous comments, and threats of a public smear campaign against her. Rosario Tuyuc […]

12 April 2019