México

We condemn the political repression against the Ayotzinapa mothers in the state of Chiapas

In an Open Letter sent on February 18, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico and IM-Defensoras expressed our concern and indignation over the brutal attack by Chiapas State Security forces on Sunday, February 16, against parents of the 43 disappeared students of Ayotzinapa and students of the Mactumatza Rural Teacher Training […]

28 February 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, daughter of defender Irinea Buendía

Guadalupe Michel Lima Buendía Activity The right to truth, justice and reparations Attack experienced Attempted murder THE FACTS – Last Monday, January 20, 2020, an unknown assailant made an attempt on the life of Guadalupe Michel Lima, the daughter of defender Irinea Buendía, firing at least six shots at the car in which she had […]

24 January 2020
Isabel Cabanillas Mexico

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Artist and women human rights activist Isabel Cabanillas slain in Ciudad Juárez

Isabel Cabanillas Organization Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers Activity: Art, activism and women’s rights Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – The activist and painter Isabel Cabanillas was killed in the early morning hours yesterday in Ciudad Juárez, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a member of the Daughters of Maquila Worker Mothers collective, […]

21 January 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Guerrero state police commit physical, sexual and patrimonial violence against indigenous defender Teodomira Rosales

Teodomira Rosales Sierra Organization José María Morelos y Pavón Regional Center for the Defense of Human Rights Activity The right to defend rights THE FACTS – We denounce the robbery and physical, patrimonial and sexual violence committed against the lawyer and indigenous human rights defender Teodomira Rosales Sierra by agents of the Ministry of Public Security […]

8 January 2020

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Yucatan court lets attempted homicide of Sandra Peniche go unpunished

Sandra Peniche Quintal Organization Humanitarian Services in Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Defense of sexual and reproductive rights Attacks experienced Attempted homicide; violation of the right to truth, justice and reparation THE FACTS – On March 13, 2018, Sandra Peniche was the target of attempted homicide by an assailant who attacked her with a knife. The […]

31 October 2019