URGENT CALL TO INTERNATIONAL FEMINIST SOLIDARITY WITH NICARAGUA: These aren’t elections; they are a farce.
On Sunday, November 7th, the Nicaraguan population has been called to go to the polls and vote in an event that does not meet any of the prerequisites for what could be considered legitimate elections. Instead, we see opposition parties shut out of the race and their leading candidates imprisoned, more than 150 political prisoners […]
[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / National Police and special agents forcibly evict Cuisnahuat park and destroy infrastructure
In the early morning hours of August 20th, the National Civil Police of El Salvador (PNC) and the Units for the Maintenance of Order (UMO) violently evacuated ten townspeople from a park in the municipality of Cuisnahuat. They also destroyed community infrastructure including a water well that supplied the community. The siege continues. Since July […]
The Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Initiative (IM-Defensoras) is a local to regional alliance of organizations and networks of Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Mexico and Central America, a region gripped by violence and gender discrimination. IM-Defensoras works to strengthen regional strategies and national WHRD networks with gender sensitive holistic resources that enhance Mesoamerican WHRDs’ […]
In the rebellious Garifuna terrirory of Vallecito, Iriona, Colón, Honduras, in the presence of nature that brings life and hope, more than 1200 women and 350 girls and boys walked into the gathering, bringing embraces, life and words from Choluteca, El Paraíso, Copan, Olancho, Valle, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Colón, Yoro, Cortes, Atlántida, Intibucá, […]
[STATEMENT] National and international organizations condemn acts of repression against girls, boys, teenagers and young people protesting in Honduras
The Americas, July 22, 2019. In the face of recent acts of repression in Honduras, such as the abusive use of tear gas, physical attacks and arrests victimizing under-age persons, we, the undersigned organizations, condemn the continuation of the indiscriminate use of force by the armed services of Honduras and make a resounding call on […]