WHRDs alerts from El Salvador

[WHRD Alert] EL SALVADOR / Agents arbitrarily detain mother of Gladys Ardón, President of Esperanza SV

This arrest may well be an act of intimidation against Gladys Ardón motivated by her work as a defender of the human rights of the most vulnerable populations.

[WHRD Alert] EL SALVADOR / Searcher/defender Verónica Delgado arrested and criminalized in state of exception

Verónica is a defender of the right to truth, justice and reparations. She is a member of the “Special Search Unit,” which is looking for her daughter Paola Jimena Arana, who disappeared on May 26, 2022, when she was 17 years old.

[WHRD Alert] EL SALVADOR / Feminist protest against irregularities in the electoral process targeted through acts of intimidation and messages of discredit and misogyny in social media.

We demand that the government of El Salvador, and especially President Nayib Bukele and his officials, along with his sympathizers, abstain from spreading stigmatic and misogynous messages that expose to derision and social violence against human rights defenders and journalists.

[WHRD Alert] El SALVADOR / The Salvadoran government must guarantee an electoral process free from violence, in which the rights to inform and defend rights are respected.

We will remain vigilant, documenting and denouncing any aggression whatsoever against our colleagues who are journalists, women human rights defenders, and sex-gender based dissidents.

[WHRD Alert] EL SALVADOR / Anti-rights groups intensify stigmatization and hate speech campaigns against feminists and women defenders accompanying the “Manuela” case.

[WHRD Alert] EL SALVADOR / Attempt at hacking Twitter account of Salvadoran Women Defenders Network

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Officials of Bukele government foster smear campaigns and attacks in social networks

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Defender harassed and insulted in social networks for denouncing unhealthy and overcrowded conditions of persons quarantined due to Covid-19.

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Government backers launch smear campaign against women´s rights defender

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Slander and smear campaign against young Salvadoran feminists

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Amorales member convicted of denouncing sexual assaults at University of El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber harassment, misogynous insults, and smear campaign in social networks against journalists Diana Arias and Carmen Rodríguez

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / [UPDATE] Amorales Collective members criminalized for denouncing sexual assaults at University of El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber-bullying, threats, misogynist insults and smear campaign against journalist Karen Fernández

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Defamation, smear campaigns and threats against Bessy Ríos, cyber-activist and human rights defender of women and sexual diversity

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Amorales Collective criminalized for denouncing sexual aggression at University of El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / We demand security for feminist and student organizations at the University of El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber attack on Las 17 website

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Slander and smear campaign against Andrea Ayala and Bárbara Romero, defenders of women’s and LGBTI rights

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

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

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

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

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Assailants kill RACDES member Dina Yaseni Puente, defender of land, territory and common assets

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Judge obstructs right to defend rights of feminist organizations

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / We demand compliance with protection measures granted to Tatiana and Meyra Alemán

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Excessive force used to repress mainly women demonstrators opposing privatization of basic public services

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Protection Measures Urgently Needed for Tatiana and Meyra Alemán and Other Witnesses in Case against Daniel Alemán

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Police break into home of defender Sonia Sánchez

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Alarming increase in hate crimes and culture against LGBTTTI persons

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Smear campaign intensifies, threats and verbal misogynous attacks against Margarita Posada, Coordinator of the National Health Forum


#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Preventive detention for defender Wendy Morales despite lack of evidence against her

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Excessive use of force against defender Bessy Rios and repression of her right to protest

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Smear campaign against Margarita Posada, National Health Forum Coordinator

#WHRDAlert MESOAMERICA / Inter-American Comission on Human Rights (IACHR) in danger of shutting downf for lack of funds.

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / FESPAD members Bertha de León and Teresa Naves face harassment, intimidation, and threats

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Criminalization, death threats against Sonia Sanchez, defender of the territory

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Feminist Collective for Local Development and Citizen Association for the Decriminalization of Therapeutic Abortion, Ethics and Eugenics

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Organizations and individuals that defend #HumanRights and #LGBTI rights


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