El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Attempted break-in at Radio Güija

Radio Güija Activity Environmental defense, human rights of women, the right to information. Attacks Attempted break-in, threats. THE FACTS – In a public statement, Radio Güija reports that last August 16th, unknown persons tried to enter the radio station through the balconies, leaving no other evidence than a 30 centimeter hole. Radio Güija suggests that this […]

10 September 2018

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Physical violence, intimidation, psychological harrassment and threats against Andrea Ayala, of ESMULES

Andrea Ayala Organization Salvadoran Lesbian Women’s Space for Diversity (ESMULES) Activity Defense of LGBTI rights Attacks Physical violence, intimidation, psycholocial harrassment, threats. THE FACTS – Last August 29th, Andrea Ayala, women human rights defender and Executive Director of the Salvadoran Lesbian Women’s Space for Diversity (ESMULES), was physically attacked by a security agent employed by the […]

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Attempt on vehicle of Bertha Deleón, attorney and human rights defender

Bertha Deleón Activity Attorney specializing in human rights and the human rights of women. Attacks Attempt on vehicle, damage to personal patrimony. THE FACTS – On Tuesday, September 4th, unknown persons removed four lugnuts from the tires of Bertha Deleón’s vehicle. The lawyer and human rights defender has made the possible attempt public in social networks, […]

EL SALVADOR / March in repudiation of murder of Dina Puente, defender from Jujutla Ahuachapan

Zuleyma Araúz – On Friday, August 17, 2018, the Western Salvadoran Network of Women Human Rights Defenders held a march as part of a public action to denounce the murder of Dina Puente. On August 10th, she was killed with a firearm as she exited the latrine behind her house, presumably by criminal groups seeking to damage […]

6 September 2018

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Attempted break-in at facilities of Transforming Women Association

Transforming Women Association (MT, El Salvador) Activity Defense of Workers’Rights Attacks experienced Attempted break-in THE FACTS– On Tuesday, August 14th, upon returning from their August vacations, the Transforming Women staff found that one of their security cameras had been altered. On Wednesday the 15th, during a review of recordings by technical personnel, registered material revealed that […]

17 August 2018