[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / In Celaya, Guanajuato, assailants kill Teresa Magueyal, a searching mother of the collective, A Promise to Keep.
Yesterday, May 2nd, defender Teresa Magueyal was shot and killed in the town of San Miguel Octopan, located in the northeastern area of the municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato. Teresa, who belongs to the A Promise to Keep Collective, had been searching for her son José Luis Apaseo Magueyal since he disappeared on April 6, 2020 […]
[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Searching Mothers of the Sabuesos Guerreras Collective are surveilled and tracked in Culiacán, Sinaloa
Last May 3, the searching mothers, María Isabel Cruz Bernal and Belinda Aguilar, both members of the collective searching for disappeared persons, Sabuesos Guerreras (Women Warrior Bloodhounds), detected the presence of two youngmotorcyclists outside their respective homes making calls and registering their entrances and exits. The surveillance and trackingby these individualsheightened, and on Sunday May […]
[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Feminist portal SemMéxico hacked; receives threats and intimidating messages
On Tuesday, April 18, hackers attacked the news portal SemMéxico.mx, whose informative work is the defense and promotion of the rights of women from a feminist perspective. SemMéxico charges that a threatening message to the website’s journalists and collaborators was left by software pirates with the apparent religious and nationalist connotations of conservative anti-rights groups. […]
[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Center ProDH attacked by Pegasus again.
Two members of the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center (Center ProDH) were spied upon with Pegasus software during 2022. At the end of 2022, Center ProDH members received electronic mail in which they were notified that their telephones had been the targets of interference by “State-supported assailants.” The e-mails warned that the attacks had […]
[WHRD ALERT] MEXICO/ Human rights defender Ana Enamorado at risk for her work in searching for disappeared persons
For 13 years, rights defender Ana Enamorado has searched for her son, Oscar Antonio López Enamorado, a Honduran youth who was disappeared in Jalisco, Mexico, on January 19, 2010. In order to engage in the search and to demand justice for her son, the defender had to leave her home country and settle in Mexico. […]