México

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Raid on private residence of journalist and rights defender Jackie Campbell in Coahuila.

Jackie Campbell Activity The right to information; women’s rights; access to justice; defense of land, territory and environment.  THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 3rd, unknown individuals broke into the private residence of the journalist and human rights defender Jackie Campbell in Saltillo, Coahuila. This incident is one of numerous […]

5 February 2021

[Urgent Alert] MESOAMERICA / Stop the violence and hate speech against migrants! Regional governments must guarantee safe, humanitarian passage to the Migrant Caravan.

On Sunday, January 17th, the Guatemalan Army used violence, including a major tear gas attack, to obstruct the journey of a migrant caravan that set out from Honduras on January 15th. According to several different estimates, the caravan is made up of approximately 9,000 people, including many women, children, youth, and human rights defenders. Different […]

21 January 2021

Letter from mesoamerican women defenders to Marisela Escobedo

Dear Marisela, ten years after the brutal murder that took your life and left us without a human rights defender who knew how to go up against power, we write these lines to you with an aching heart and a renewed demand for justice for you and all mothers searching for their disappeared daughters, struggling […]

18 December 2020

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Anti-rights aggressors break car window, paint slogans and throw eggs and fire bomb at the home of Ariadne Song in state of Quintana Roo.

Ariadne Song Anguas Organization Feminist Network of Quintana Roo. Activity Sexual and reproductive rights; women’s right to a life free from violence.  THE FACTS – Last week, unidentified anti-rights assailants appeared outside the residence of defender Ariadne Song in the city of Chetumal, Quintana Roo, where they broke a window on her car, painted slogans, […]

15 December 2020

[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Intimidation, threats to run over demonstrators, and incitement to violence against participants in the March of the Catrinas last October 31 in San Cristóbal de las Casas.

Feminists of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas. Activity Women’s right to a life free from violence THE FACTS – Last October 31, at the end of the March of the Catrinas, an individual riding in a car shouted threats, hate speech and incitation to violence against a group of women who had participated in […]

26 November 2020