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“In Nicaragua nothing is normal”: organizations present evidence that human rights crisis in the country is still in effect

International and Nicaraguan human rights organizations present evidence that human rights crisis in the country is still in effect. IACHR event during 174th Period of Sessions in Quito. Quito. Ecuador. November 13, 2019. Nine international and local human rights organizations denounced the precarious human rights situation in Nicaragua in an event that took place during […]

14 November 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police harassment of defenders Mirtha Gutiérrez and Angélica Álvarez, members of Protection International

Mirtha Gutiérrez and Angélica Álvarez Organization International Protection (PI) Activity The right to defend rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Police harassment THE FACTS – Around 9:40 pm on Tuesday, November 12, defenders Mirtha Gutiérrez and Angélica Álvarez were at home with International Protection member José Herrera, and Allan Alvarenga, a lawyer for […]

Miriam Miranda: “Our people face an extermination plan”

At least 16 Garífuna people have been killed in 2019, six of them women, including defenders Mirna Suazo and María Digna Montero. Defender Miriam Miranda presents this data and adds: “In the sea of violence in which Honduras is submerged, the Garífuna communities have been an oasis of peace, but the number of Garífuna people […]

7 November 2019

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attorney and human rights defender, Yonarqui Martínez, target of threats, harassment, and shots fired into her home

Yonarqui Martínez García Activity Attorney and human rights defender of political prisoners Attacks experienced Attack on home, harassment and threats THE FACTS – On Monday night, November 4, unknown assailants fired at least four shots into the home of , Yonarqui Martínez. At the time of the attack, the defender was inside her house with her […]