El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber-bullying, threats, misogynist insults and smear campaign against journalist Karen Fernández

KAREN FERNÁNDEZ Activity Defense of freedom of the press Attacks experienced Cyber-bullyling, threats, misogynist insults, smear campaign THE FACTS – Last June 28th, during an interview on the program “República SV” of Channel 33, the journalist Karen Fernández shared her arguments regarding the use of political communication in the “Territorial Control Plan,” now being implemented as […]

16 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 EL SALVADOR / Amorales Collective criminalized for denouncing sexual aggression at University of El Salvador

Amorales Collective Activity Denunciation of sexual aggression Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – On May 27, 2019, members of the Amorales Collective received subpoenas from the Sixth Sentencing Court in San Salvador. They are accused of the alleged slander of Ricardo Alfonso Mendoza Alberto. Since 2016, comrade artists of Amorales have denounced Ricardo Mendoza, a drama […]

30 May 2019

Fifth National Women Defenders Encounter Held in El Salvador

From Abril 4th to 6th, the Fifth National Meeting of Women Human Rights Defenders was held in El Salvador. The Meeing was convened by the Salvadoran Women Defenders Network with the participation of women defenders representing the diverse territorial networks in the country (Eastern, Western, Cuscatlán and Metropolitan). Activities were oriented towards analyzing the context […]

30 April 2019