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Migratory repression and banishment for defending rights in Nicaragua

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Daniel Ortega cancels 29 more feminist and women’s rights organizations, with a total of 176 since 2018.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Miskita defender Anexa Alfred Cunningham denied entry into her own country, Nicaragua.

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[Urgent Alert] At 66 years old, Dora María Téllez has begun a hunger strike despite the deterioration of her health in the inhuman prison conditions imposed upon her.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / During the month of August, 42 more feminist and women’s rights organizations lost their legal status, with a total of 147 illegally canceled by Daniel Ortega since 2018.

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"What would you do to speak with your son?" - Campaign in solidarity with Suyen Barahona, a feminist political prisoner in Nicaragua.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / In Sinaloa assailants kill defender Rosario Lilian Rodríguez, a searching mother of the ‘Hearts without Justice’ collective

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[Urgent Alert] MEXICO / The life and integrity of Amuzga defender Kenia Hernández is at risk; calls for her transfer to another prison and prompt release are urgent.

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Persecution, harassment and criminalization of Miriam Miranda, OFRANEH member and human rights defender, after protest at Public Prosecutor’s Office on August 9, 2022

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“What would you do to hug your daughter?” Campaign launched in solidarity with Tamara Dávila, who may be on a hunger strike demanding to see her daughter

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Assailants Kill Defender Brenda Jazmín Beltrán of Women Warrior Searchers in Cajeme, Sonora.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Defender Claudia Paz criminalized for investigating grave human rights violations and struggling against corruption as Guatemala’s Attorney General.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Intimidation, persecution and attacks against a professor and students peacefully resisting in defense of the autonomy of San Carlos University.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Another round of massive closures raises the tally to 49 feminist and women’s rights organizations illegally cancelled by Daniel Ortega since 2018.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Defender attorney Cecilia Monzón López assassinated in  San Pedro Cholula, Puebla.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Adela Choc Cuz, ancestral authority and rights defender, is criminalized, physically attacked, and expelled from her community due to her work as a spiritual guide and defender of land and territory.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Mothers and families seeking information about persons detained under state of exception face precarious conditions, stigmatization, and security risks.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / New wave of closures leaves 40 feminist and women’s rights organizations illegally canceled by Daniel Ortega since 2018.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Daniel Ortega intensifies terror policy on the 4th anniversary of April 18th social uprising: 156 attacks against women defenders in just 10 days.

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State of Nicaragua withdraws from the CAT review and calls it “Provocative”

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government cancels yet another feminist organization: the March 8th Collective

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Government shuts down two more feminist organizations: FUNDEMUNI and the María Elena Cuadra Women’s Movement

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HONDURAS / International Forum calls for immediate release and reparations for defenders of the Guapinol River

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Inclusion of “digital undercover agent” provision in Code of Criminal Procedure entails grave threat to women human rights defenders

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Human rights defender Ana Luisa Garduño killed in Temixco, Morelos.

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International feminist solidarity in the face of the illegal cancellation of women’s rights supporter organizations or feminist organizations in Nicaragua.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Feminist political prisoners face torture and abuse.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Assailants threaten and assault women defenders of CLADEM Jalisco.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Specialized Unit for Crimes of Corruption of the Attorney General’s Office of El Salvador raids offices of 7 organizations, including several women’s and feminist organizations.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Approval of “Foreign Agents Law” would pose a serious threat to human rights organizations in the country

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[WHRDAlert] MEXICO / Defender Irma Galindo has been disappeared since October 27th

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[Urgent Alert] GUATEMALA / Government imposes state of siege in El Estor after repressing peaceful protest against illegal mining operation.

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We denounce the alarming deterioration of human rights in El Salvador.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government cancels legal status of three more feminist organizations.

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[WHRDAlert] NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government illegally expropriates family home of Patricia Orozco, a feminist, journalist, and human rights defender now living in exile.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Maya K´iche´ leader Sebastiana Pablo Hernández criminalized for defending human rights and held in preventive detention since October 2020.

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[Joint Statement] Mexico: Harassment of journalists and migrant rights defenders in Chiapas

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[Urgent Alert] GUATEMALA / Judge orders trial to begin on November 8, 2021, for María Cuc Choc, criminalized since 2018 for defense of the land

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[WHRD Alert ] MEXICO / Co-Director of Oaxaca Consortium among 109 rights defenders spied on by Pegasus.

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[STATEMENT] The Nicaraguan government harasses, criminalizes, attacks, imprisons and exiles women struggling for a better country.

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More than 60 Civil society organisations denounce the alarming deterioration of human rights situation in El Salvador

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Assailants in Sonora murder Aranza Ramos, who searched for her disappeared husband.

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / State conceals information and isolates women political prisoners recently arrested by National Police.

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Garifuna defender belonging to OFRANEH detained, criminalized and sentenced to house arrest.

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Consolidation of Police State places Nicaraguan women human rights defenders in grave risk situation.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Police arbitrarily attack and retain AMA members; confiscate their belongings and materials commemorating the third anniversary of the Mother’s Day Massacre

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / 74 young women students, mainly indigenous, were attacked, detained for five days, and criminalized for defending the right to education in Chiapas.

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / In electoral context, government steps up attacks on freedom of expression, information and association.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Commission of Justice and Human Rights of Legislative Assembly “files away” bill for recognition and holistic protection of human rights defenders.

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Civil society organizations in the region reject the capture of the Constitutional Court and the Attorney General's Office in El Salvador and warn that the principle of separation of powers in the country is being affected.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / After a blow against democratic institutionality in El Salvador, we send out a call for the protection of women defenders and journalists.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan women activists, journalists and human rights defenders experience prolonged situation of police harassment, surveillance and illegal home retentions.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / National Police intensify campaign of harassment and attacks against members of the April Mothers Association and CENIDH.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Veracruz government disseminates private information about activists obtained through police surveillance and infiltration of feminist movement.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Police surround mothers of April 2018 victims, harass them, and decommission commemorative books of their murdered sons.

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / National Police make attempt on the life of journalist Kalua Salazar and stop her from leaving her besieged home.

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

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / A Call to the International Community to stay alert to heightened repression in the context of the anniversary of the social uprising of April 18, 2018

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / National Police intensify harassment and further limit right to movement of women human rights defenders and families.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Communications consultant fired from government office for waging campaign against violence against women.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Violent home break-in, threats, and attacks against children of Elsa Siquín, mother of one of the 56 victims of Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home Massacre.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Violent entry and robbery of computer equipment from Office of Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government illegally expropriates and shuts down offices of the POPOL NA and CISAS organizations.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Ometepe police illegally detain defender and lawyer Yonarqui Martínez and violate her right to freedom of movement.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Women human rights defenders in Puebla smeared in news media and criminalized by government after March 8th.

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Transgender political prisoner Celia Cruz at risk after denouncing escalation of mistreatment in prison

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Feminist defenders and collectives face at least 16 attacks within the framework of the 8th March.

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Garifuna women defenders criminalized and sentenced to alternative imprisonment with racist arguments

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[URGENT ALERT] HONDURAS / Arrested Garifuna rights defenders will have hearing this Sunday, March 7th: The international community demands their release.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Police threaten, intimidate and sexually attack journalist

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We demand a March 8th free from repression and patriarchal violence!

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / In the electoral context of February 28th, the Salvadoran government must guarantee the right to freely and safely inform and defend human rights and must abstain from any expression whatsoever of hate and violence against women defenders and journalists.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Woman defender who was seeking justice for her daughter, one of the 56 girls victimized in the massacre at the Hogar Virgen de la Asunción, is found murdered.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / State illegally confiscates, dismantles and takes over offices of feminist and human rights organizations

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA Somoto police detain and publically display defender, a member of Blue and White National Unity.

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

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Political prisoner Julia Hernández sentenced to 18 years on bogus charges of drug trafficking and arms possession.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Police and paramilitary forces harass and besiege members of feminist organizations

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

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Letter from mesoamerican women defenders to Marisela Escobedo

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Police use force against protesters two years after the search, closure and confiscation of material from offices of human rights organizations and news media.

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[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.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Threats against defender and member of Feminist Artisans Collective due to her support for case against gender violence in Antigua

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / The National Police, paramilitary groups, and local authorities intensify threats, harassment, and criminalization against human rights defenders, independent news media, activists, and opposition leaders.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Assailant physically attacks journalist from Revista RUDA and denigrates her feminist activism as she covers protests in Guatemala City

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[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.

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[Urgent Alert] HONDURAS / Murder of young Garifuna defender Laura Carolina Valentín Dolmo, OFRANEH member

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Ivette Saavedra criminalized, harassed and threatened for defending protected natural area in State of Mexico

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Persecution, threats, physical and virtual aggression, and property damage against feminist activists in state of Sonora.

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[WHRDAlert] MEXICO / Assailants send death threat and seek to intimidate environmentalist Teresa Roldán by setting fires next to her family home in Querétaro

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / With harassment, police persecution and numerous restrictions on the performance of her work, authorities have violated Marisol Balladares’ right to inform on the situation of persons stricken by Hurricane Eta.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Cancún municipal police use firearms to repress feminist protest demanding justice for the feminicide of young Bianca Alejandrina Lorenzana Alvarado, and to repress journalists covering the protest

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Rights defender Laura María Orozco Medina subjected to surveillance, intimidation, and constant harassment in the state of Michoacán.

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[Urgent Alert] MEXICO / UPDATE: Kenia Hernández granted release, then arrested anew and confined in federal prison in state of Morelos

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Defamation and disparagement campaign against Isela González Díaz, defender of the rights of Rarámuri communities in Chihuahua

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Guilty verdict issued for crimes fabricated against political prisoner Karla Escobar; prosecutor proposes maximum sentence of 15 years in prison

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Assailants attack and seriously wound journalist Verónica Chávez, of Channel 100% Noticias.

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[Urgent Alert] GUATEMALA / Suspension of hearing violates due process for K’iche Maya communicator Anastasia Mejía, who will remain in preventive detention for at least 20 more days.

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People’s Assembly of Cuisnahuat attains halt in construction of shopping center

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Transgender political prisoner Celia Cruz on hunger strike for freedom since September 30.

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[Urgent Alert] MESOAMERICA / Regional governments send military troops and special forces to head off and disband the migrant caravan that left Honduras on September 30.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA/ Feminist journalists insulted, harassed and physically threatened in social networks for covering September 28th actions.

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Congressmen and anti-rights groups file criminal complaint against Incidejoven and other social networking sites for sharing information about safe abortions on September 28th.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Police retain vehicle, verbally attack, and commit arbitrary acts against members of the Coalition of Rural Women in León.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Illegal detention, harassment and threats against members of ‘La Corriente’ Feminist Program

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

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / UPDATE: House arrest ordered for K’iche Maya journalist Anastasia Mejía in criminal proceedings

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Smear campaign, threats and harassment in social networks against journalists who make violence against women visible

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / Mayor of Cuisnahuat relies on National Civil Police to threaten leaders of People’s Assembly

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Nicaraguan authorities’ repression of activists, human rights defenders, and journalists intensifies

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[Urgent Alert] NICARAGUA / Intensification of attacks against women activists and human rights defenders during national celebrations in September

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[Urgent Alert] GUATEMALA / Without evidence or appearance of the accusing party, the defender María Cuc Choc was sent to trial, criminalized for defending the lands.

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / National Civil Police attack defender of People’s Assembly of Cuisnahuat

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Denial of the right to defense and arbitrary prolongation of judicial proceedings against Karla Escobar, imprisoned under precarious conditions affecting her physical and psychological health

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Trans defender Mireya Rodriguez killed in Chihuahua

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Ongoing campaign of slander, disparagement, threats and criminalization against women defenders of territory and indigenous rights in the state of Querétaro

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Environmentalist Diana Bobadilla subjected to death threats, harassment, defamation and attempted physical attack in Metepec, state of Mexico

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Chihuahuan police close seamstress workshop and detain more than 50 people, mainly women and children of the Bosques de San Elías Repechique community, along with women human rights defenders.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Transgender defender Jeanine Huerta killed and re-victimized in Baja California

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[WHRDAlert] MEXICO / Guards outside Sonoran Legislature illegally retain and assault Frida Gómez for protesting distortion of law for the digital protection of women

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[WHRD Alert SV] Violation of workers’ rights and obstruction of defense of rights of women of Florenzi Trade Union.

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[Urgent Alert] MEXICO / Statements by the President of the Republic, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, stigmatize and put human rights defenders and organizations at risk.

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[Urgent Alert] HONDURAS / Berta Cáceres’ daughters and son expelled from trial held behind closed doors

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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / National Police and special agents forcibly evict Cuisnahuat park and destroy infrastructure

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Military forces unjustifiably retain woman defender

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Government officials defame independent journalist

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Heightened smear campaign, hate speech and false claims against feminist attorney Azahálea Solís.

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[WHRD Alert - UPDATE] MEXICO / Criminalization process continues against defenders of the “A tu encuentro” Collective, arrested for protesting last July 10 in Guanajuato.

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Continued attacks, harassment and death threats against political prisoners in the Comprehensive Women’s Penitentiary Center (EPIM)

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Constant aggression, threats and harassment against families of feminicide victims in Mexico City encampment

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Harassment and death threat against defender María Felícita López

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Death threats against transgender political prisoner in men’s prison

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[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Assailants murder LGTBI+ activist Scarleth Cáceres

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Press Release: “Their Lives are Our Lives”

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Smear campaign against released political activist Nelly Roque

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Persistence of harassment, threats, and infingements on the rights, integrity and health of attorney Yonarqui Martínez

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Trans doctor and rights defender killed in Morelos

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El Salvador: Organizations express concern about the increase in digital violence against Women Human Rights Defenders

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OPEN LETTER TO DANIEL ORTEGA, PRESIDENT OF NICARAGUA, SENT BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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[Urgent Alert] MEXICO / Explicit death threat left at door of Consorcio Oaxaca office

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / After a smear campaign, threats, and virtual harassment, pneumologist is fired for distributing COVID-19 protective equipment

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Intimidation of Claudia Zenteno and shut down of her home in Xochimilco, Mexico City

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[WHRD Alert] GUATEMALA / Defamation campaign and accusations against defender Lolita Chávez after she denounced illegal detentions of k'iche' WHRDs

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Statement by Civil Society Organizations on the Occasion of the New Resolution to be Voted on by the UN Human Rights Council: “Promoting and Protecting Human Rights in Nicaragua”

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Defender Claudia Hernández was illegally arrested, tortured and criminalized in San Luís Potosí for participating in a protest against the murder of Giovanni López

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / With slander and false accusations, a smear campaign is launched against Anaís Palacios in the state of Veracruz.

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[WHRD Alert] MÉXICO / We demand freedom for Kenia Hernández, arrested and imprisoned on Saturday night, June 6th.

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Statement of the National Network for Women’s Human Rights in Honduras on the current political crisis.

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[Urgent Alert] MEXICO / Violent attack against Ikoots People in San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / Released political prisoner Karla Escobar subjected to violent arrest and taken to “El Chipote” penitentiary

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[WHRDAlert] MEXICO / Yucatan authorities and police harass feminist defender Dr. Sandra Peniche Quintal

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[WHRD Alert] NICARAGUA / As of April 15, countrywide police harassment of mothers and families of persons killed in 2018 protests

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[STATEMENT] International Forum Will Monitor the Human Rights Situation in Honduras During the COVID-19 Emergency

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Government aligned forces attack women journalists through smear campaigns, hate speech and threats of sexual violence

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Salvadoran Network responds to COVID-19

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[PRONOUNCEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras speaks on COVID-19 crisis

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Defender killed by security agents in violent, illegal eviction

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Trans community rights defender Karla Camarena killed in Guanajuato, Mexico

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

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist María Elena Ferral Hernández killed in Papantla, Veracruz

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police arbitrarily arrest defender Evelyn Castillo on pretext of Covid-19 emergency

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police lay siege to home of activist Flor Ramírez and block her exit

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Health care and access to medicine denied to activist and political prisoner Esperanza Sánchez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Social network users post threats, hate speech, and incitements to sexual violence against Kenia Gutiérrez

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#UrgentAlert EL SALVADOR / Salvadoran authorities obstruct rights of journalists and women defenders to inform and defend during Covid-19 emergency situation.

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Student leader Dolly Mora threatened, harassed and expelled from university

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Activist Aleyda Huete arbitrarily arrested and criminalized during Covid-19 curfew

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police arbitrarily detain, beat and threaten defender Irma Centeno

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police threaten and besiege home of defender Johana Ocón during March 8 commemoration

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Accusations, defamation and disparagement of Prensa Comunitaria and its reporters for coverage of March 8th march

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Activist Maria Gomez detained during search of home in Masaya

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

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National Police and paramilitary forces obstruct right to peaceful protest, harassing and arresting journalists and activists throughout the country

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National and international organizations condemn the passage of the NGO Law and urge a presidential veto in order to guarantee basic rights.

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Marcala speaks out against extractivism and declares the town free of mining and power plants

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Informational newsletter, January 31, 2020: Honduran Network develops Seminar for Analysis of National Situation

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Human rights organizations back OHCHR report on highly serious human rights violations in Honduras.

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Former political prisoner denounces police siege and forcible search of home

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police arbitrarily stop and hold Vice-Coordinator of Campesino Movement at Costa Rica/Nicaragua border

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

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Serious state of health reported for political prisoner Mayela Cruz

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police harass and surveil home of lawyer and defender Yonarqui Martínez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest, imprisonment and torture of activist María Esperanza Sánchez

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[STATEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: We’re women, we´re feminists, we´re rights defenders, we’re Honduran.

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IACHR grants expanded precautionary measures to 17 women human rights defenders in Nicaragua

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Human rights organizations recognize OHCHR’s work in Honduras

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

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police, paramilitary forces and State institutions threaten, harass and violate rights of released political prisoner Tania Muñoz

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

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / OFRANEH member Karla Ignacia Piota Martínez dies from wounds inflicted in an attempt on her life last December 28

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Paramilitary forces besiege home of defender Reyna Rodríguez and make attempt on lives of son and nephew

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Government party supporters threaten and harass independent women journalists

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Psychological torture and cruel, inhuman, degrading treatment of political prisoner Neyma Hernández

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization and smear campaigns against defenders in Condega

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police repress political prisoners’ mothers in peaceful demonstration and reporters covering the news

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Prison oficials beat political prisoner Amaya Coppens and subject her to degrading, inhuman treatment

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Paramilitary forces break into home of Ivania Alvárez, political prisoner since November 14

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Hate speech, threats, defamation and harassment of Women’s Collective of Matagalpa in social networks

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary detention, excessive use of force, groping and torture of Kenia Gutiérrez, Secretary of the Campesino Movement

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation, harassment, physical attack and theft of work equipment of activist Kosovo Estrada

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Hate crime and brutal physical attack against Alejandra Vega, LGBT rights defender in San Pedro Sula

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Police arrest activists supporting mothers of political prisoners who are on hunger strike in San Miguel Arcángel Church in Masaya

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police harassment of defenders Mirtha Gutiérrez and Angélica Álvarez, members of Protection International

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest of Keyla María Flores by police and paramilitary agents

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“In Nicaragua nothing is normal”: organizations present evidence that human rights crisis in the country is still in effect

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attorney and human rights defender, Yonarqui Martínez, target of threats, harassment, and shots fired into her home

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Miriam Miranda: “Our people face an extermination plan”

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Siege and threats against released women political prisoners

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

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#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / No more trans genocide! No more hate crimes against LGBTI+ people!

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police intimidation and harassment, infringement of the right to protest, and hate speech against feminists in Matagalpa

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We congratulate mexican journalist Marcela Turati, 2019 Moors Cabot Prize

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill Garifuna defender and OFRANEH member María Digna Montero

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / Attack against COPINH Intibucá members demanding #JusticeForBerta outside the courthouse where David Castillo is on trial

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HONDURAS / We celebrate the award of the LETELIER-MOFFITT PRIZE to the Municipal Committee for the Defense of Common Public Assets in Tocoa Colón.

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Government represses peaceful protests with excessive use of force and para-police groups

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GUATEMALA / The defender Juana Ramírez is commemorated and justice is demanded for her femicide

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Smear campaign in social networks against Lidia and Yizni Granados Corral

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization and harassment of the liberated political prisoner Maribel del Socorro Rodríguez

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempt on the life of Río Blanco community leader and COPINH member Rosalina Domínguez

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ENDANGERED: NEWSPAPERS SHUT DOWN DUE TO GOVERNMENT BOYCOTT. ATTACKS REPORTED AGAINST RADIO STATIONS

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempted kidnapping and/or murder of Sandra Maribel Sánchez, human rights defender and Radio Progreso journalist

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We congratulate the Oaxacan feminist movement for its historic achievement of the decriminalization of abortion in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

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We congratulate Nansen Refugee Award Winner Bianka Rodríguez

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arrest and criminalization of territorial defender María Concepción Hernández, ADEPZA member

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defender María del Socorro Oviedo Delgado suspended from law practice

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Obstruction of the free exercise of human rights defense, intimidation, arbitrary detention, and aggression against defenders Elizabeth Medina and Katherin Cruz

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Assailants kill Paulina Cruz Ruiz, territorial defender and Maya Achi Ancestral Authority from Rabinal, Baja Verapaz

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill Mirna Teresa Suazo, community leader and Garifuna territorial defender

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Environmental defender Diana Isabel Hernández killed

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#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / PROSECUTION APPEALS ACQUITTAL IN EVELYN HERNÁNDEZ CASE

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Recognition of the Solecito Collective

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Break-in at Petén Ixqik Women’s Association

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Defender María Oviedo is declared guilty; criminalized for defending human rights

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[CALL TO ACTION] #DefendamosVallecito: Solidarity and engagement with the Garífuna community of Vallecito and OFRANEH

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Physical, verbal and psychological attack against CALAS member Jennifer Domínguez

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#UrgentAlert MEXICO / Smear and criminalization campaign against feminist defenders

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Evelyn is free!

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[STATEMENT] Disturbing risk situation of women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / New death threats, intimidation and harassment against Rosalina Domínguez of COPINH

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / Harassment of COPINH: Maize crops destroyed in Rio Blanco community

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[STATEMENT] National and international organizations condemn acts of repression against girls, boys, teenagers and young people protesting in Honduras

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National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: “More women in Santa Barbara Environmental Movement (MAS)”

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WHRDAlert MEXICO / Assailants kill Zenaida Pulido, defender of the right to truth, justice and reparations in the state of Michoacan

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

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

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / OFRANEH members in high-risk situation due to harassment, intimidation and repeated attacks

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / COPINH women land defenders detained and criminalized in Nueva Esperanza community

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Hate crime against Bessy Ferrera, trans activist and member of Arcoiris Association

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Racist insults and hate speech on social networks against Sandra Xinico, defender of indigenous rights and Op-ed columnist

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#UrgentAlert EL SALVADOR / New government’s blaming of journalists foments cyber-bullying

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / ‘Cantera Los Manantiales’ security guards attack defender Irma Méndez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Physical attack, intimidation and besiegement of Marcela Foster, defender of the right to self-determination and autonomy of indigenous peoples

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / Military police invade UNAH and use firearms to repress students – Several reported wounded

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[MEXICO] WHRDs from 12 states meet to strengthen daily activities of Network of Women Defenders in Mexico

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

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[INFOGRAPHIC] HONDURAS: Ten years after the Coup d'Etat

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / Government represses demonstrators: At least two dead and dozens wounded, mainly by firearms

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[STATEMENT] The government of Nicaragua intends to give a false closure to the serious political and human rights crisis, but there are still political prisoners and repression and violence continue by the police, paramilitary forces and political operators

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Mobile surveillance and intimidadion of journalist Eleana Borjas, of Radio Progreso

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of indigenous women defending Tolupan territory

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza killed in Tabasco

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Only hours after defender’s release, home and husband of Irlanda Jerez targeted by paramilitary forces

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[STATEMENT] Stop the repression of social protest in Honduras!

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

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[STATEMENT] Serious infringements of the right to mobilization and social protest persist in Nicaragua

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill APOMUH member Maricruz Tolvez in Choloma

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Threats of death and sexual violence against ICW-Latina’s Arely Cano and family members

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[STATEMENT] #SetThemFree Campaign / Nicaragua: We demand freedom for all political prisoners and an end to acts of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment perpetrated against them

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Kidnapping, forced disappearance and torture of student leader Zayda Hernández

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[STATEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras backs defender Reina Rivera Joya

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest and intimidation of defenders of territory and natural assets of Azacualpa

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Death threats against Rosalina Domínguez, territorial defender and COPINH member

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Fifth National Women Defenders Encounter Held in El Salvador

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Being a woman defender in México means running high risks on a daily basis

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INFOGRAPHY / NICARAGUA: SITUATION OF WOMEN HUMANS RIGHTS DEFENDERS ONE YEAR FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SOCIO-POLITICAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary retention of OFRANEH members Miriam Miranda and Aurelia Arzu

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of defenders of the territory and natural wealth of Choluteca

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Defamation and threats against Rosario Tuyuc, defender of territory and the rights of women and youth.

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Defending Guapinol to live well

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Defender Claudia Samayoa criminalized for fighting corruption and impunity

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Besiegement, harassment and physical attacks against Marlen Chow and Jennifer Brown

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We congratulate the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico, winner of Faces for Equality Award

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Sexual assault, physical attacks and threats against Nivia Vargas of ACI-Participa

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Soldiers use high-calibre arms to attack, threaten, intimidate and rob cell phones from #March 8th demonstrators in San Pedro Sula

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attack on offices of Ecumenical Women for the Right to Decide damages mural dedicated to Berta Cáceres, Margarita Murillo and the Mirabal sisters

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Forced entry and theft of sensitive documentation and work equipment at offices of Women’s Sector for Political Alliance

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Eight women political prisoners launch hunger strike in La Esperanza prison

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GOOD NEWS! Freedom and definitive acquittal for Lourdes Gómez and all other defenders of common assets in Guapinol

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CALL TO ACTION – March 8th Free Women Political Prisoners in Nicaragua!

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

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Judicial intimidation and harassment of Miriam Miranda, OFRANEH Coordinator

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STATEMENT / Doing #FeministJusticeForBerta three years after her seed was sown

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INFOGRAPHICS / Berta Cáceres: chronology of a political feminicide

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Attempted arbitrary arrest with use of force against defender and lawyer K’iche’ Jovita Tzul

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of Lourdes Gómez and 31 defenders of the public assets of Tocoa

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / PREVENTIVE DETENTION DECREED FOR LOURDES GÓMEZ AND 11 DEFENDERS OF THE RIGHT TO WATER IN GUAPINOL

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SORORITY / MEXICO: Dominga is free!

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Physical attack and hate crime against defenders Andrea and Lucía Ixchiu

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WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest of Justina del Carmen Orozco of the April 19th Student Movement

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#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber attack on Las 17 website

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Obtilia Eugenio, defender of indigenous peoples in Guerrero, reportedly disappeared

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

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Guards at “La Esperanza” prison beat women human rights defenders held as political prisoners

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Interior Ministry agents break into offices of Nicaraguan Network for Local Development, arresting Administrator Reginela López

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#UrgentAlert HONDURAS / Stop the criminalization of persons, organizations and movements in defense of the water of Tocoa and Guapinol

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Manifesto of the Annual Assembly of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and infringement of the freedom of expression of retired Police Commissioner María Luisa Borjas

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STATEMENT / We demand freedom for Ruth Matute, political prisoner in Nicaragua!

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"Tengo la palabra" (We have the voice): Resistance in Honduras

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Outset of International Feminist Solidarity Mission with Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: “The Embrace.”

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Surveillance, persecution and intimidation of Helen Mack, Director of the Myrna Mack Foundation

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary retention of vehicle and harassment of Miriam Miranda and OFRANEH members

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International Organisations Establish 'International Observatory of the Human Rights Situation in Nicaragua'

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Defamation, criminalization and false accusations against feminist activist and communicator Briseida Milián

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#UrgentAlert GUATEMALA / Government announces immediate recision of accord signed with UN to create CICIG

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#CallToAction NICARAGUA / We demand immediate freedom for Ruth Matute

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#UrgenAlert NICARAGUA / Police illegally break into home of Dora María Téllez

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Campaign of disparagement, defamation and accusations against defenders and journalists who support the CICIG

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / Political prisoner Ruth Matute’s state of health worsens

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government arbitrarily arrests, prosecutes, and decrees preventive detention for journalist Lucía Pineda

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Harassment and intimidation of AUN university activists

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WE CELEBRATE IMELDA’S FREEDOM!

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS GIEI AND MESENI MISSION, ALONG WITH IACHR VISITS, ONE DAY BEFORE PRESENTATION OF GIEI FINAL REPORT

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#UrgentAlert GUATEMALA / GOVERNMENT DECREES ILLEGAL EXPULSION OF 11 CICIG MEMBERS FROM COUNTRY

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STATEMENT of the National Network of WHRD in Mexico: #WithoutDefendersThere’sNoMovement

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NICARAGUA / Harassment, threats, intimidation, surveillance and political espionage against feminist defenders and activists

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#29N #16Days Statement of the Salvadoran Network of Women Human Rights Defenders

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / POLICE RAID BUILDINGS OF Leadership Institute of the Segovias, POPOL NA, River Foundation, IPADE, Confidencial, CENIDH and CISAS

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA / NO END TO STATE OFFENSIVE AGAINST ORGANIZATIONS: LEGAL STATUS OF FIVE MORE NGOs CANCELLED TODAY

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STATEMENT / As feminist movements of Latin America and the Caribbean we demand an immediate end to the criminalization of the feminist movement and of social movements in Nicaragua

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#UrgentAlert NICARAGUA/ GOVERNMENT CANCELS LEGAL STATUS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Migratory criminalization and harassment of defenders Ana María Ara Sorribas, María Jesús Ara Sorribas and Beatrice Huber

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Eviction threat against defenders of the Trinidad Campesino Group in Trujillo, Colón

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STATEMENT / IM-DEFENSORAS DENOUNCES THE ILLEGAL EXPULSION FROM NICARAGUA OF NICARAGUAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER AND CITIZEN ANA QUIRÓS

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#WHRDAlertNICARAGUA / Siege, surveillance, persecution and intimidation campaign intensifies against Nicaraguan feminists

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Judicial harassment of Juana Carranza, territorial defender and CNTC member

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Campaign of stigmatization, defamation, criminalization and threats against the San Alonso Rodríguez Foundation and its Director in Tocoa, Colón

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Two-and-a-half-year prison sentences given to women defenders criminalized for defending the right to housing in “Brisas del Mirador” settlement

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation and infringement of rights to protest and to freedom of expression and mobilization, targeting women defenders, families of political prisoners, and CENIDH members

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Break-in at home of defender and social communicator Norma Sancir

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Between 20 and 25 hooded men break into cells of women political prisoners and brutally beat them

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization, excessive use of force, and paramilitary violence against women defenders of water in the Guapinol encampment

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STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras stand in solidarity with COPINH and the family of Berta Cáceres in denouncing the judicial farce and regime of impunity regarding her political femicide

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / One year later judicial process reactivated against women human rights defenders and university activists

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WORDS ALSO HAVE THE POWER TO EMBRACE, AND IN THE NETWORK, THE WOMEN OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA EMBRACE EACH OTHER AND STRUGGLE TOGETHER

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA, HONDURAS / Stigmatization campaign and obstacles to exercising the right to defend the rights of Dunia Montoya and participants in Migrant Caravan

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STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby denounces the campaign of disparagement, criminalization and racism promoted by extractive companies

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of defender Haydeé Castillo

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest of more than 20 women human rights defenders and demonstrators reclaiming right to peaceful protest

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IM-DEFENSORAS STRONGLY CONDEMS THE REPRESSION AND ARBITRARY DETENTION OF PROTESTERS IN NICARAGUA ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2018

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and eviction threats against defenders of right to water in Tocoa, Colón

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary detention with excessive use of force against Doña Coquito and two other elderly women

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Femicide of Juana Ramírez Santiago, defender of the rights of the Network of Ixil Women

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Women defenders in Guerrero join forces to combat attacks

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National Women Defender Network demands feminist justice for Berta Cáceres through political, artistic and cultural events and actions

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HONDURAS / Pronouncement: the National Defender Network greets the mobilization of Convergence against Continusim.

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HONDURAS / Pronouncement of National Defender Network: Justice for Margarita Murillo and Macarena Valdés

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Accusations, defamation, criminalization of British journalist Nina Lakhani

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Assailants attack LGBTI rights defender Stacy Velázquez during protest over CICIG mandate revocation

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GUATEMALA / People have the right to protest!

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STATEMENT National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Justice for Berta, Feminist Justice

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Physical attack, insults and threats against Maria Elena Rivera in the Caravan to Free Political Prisoners

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Stones thrown against vehicle of defender Haydeé Castillo

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest and excessive use of force against university activist Amaya Coppens, of CUDJ

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Threats, harrassment, smear campaigns, stigmatization and criminalization against Azahálea Solís, feminist attorney and human rights defender

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

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

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary detention of the women students Iskra Malespín, Grecia Ramírez, Judith Mairena and Arianna Moraga, of the CUDJ and the ACDJ

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PRONOUNCEMENT / We condemn the revocation of the CICIG mandate and demand guarantees for the security and rights of the persons, rights defenders and organizations affected

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EL SALVADOR / March in repudiation of murder of Dina Puente, defender from Jujutla Ahuachapan

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Women defenders in the vanguard of the struggles for justice and democracy in Nicaragua

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Women defenders in Michoacán construct security protocols with feminist focus

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization, defamation, labeling and threats against Mónica López Baltodano and Haydée Castillo

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In Monterrey meeting women defenders construct security protocols that reinforce their struggles

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization of feminist defender Jennifer Brown, of Bluefields

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrests of CUDJ members and other persons exercizing their right to peaceful protest in Chinandega, León, Managua, Carazo and Matagalpa

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Sexual harassment, threats, detention and attempt on freedom of expression of journalist Rolanda de Jesús García

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Accusations, hate speech, defamation, disparagement and criminalization of women’s rights organizations in Matagalpa

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

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

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PRONOUNCEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country

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SISTERHOOD / We demand justice for the murder of Rayneia Lima in Nicaragua

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NICARAGUA / WE DENOUNCE THE DISMISSAL OF HEALTH PERSONNEL FOR ATTENDING TO DEMONSTRATORS in the Oscar Danilo Rosales School Hospital (HEODRA), property of the State of León.

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Agression and abuse of authority against journalist and rights defender Kency Gissel Grandez Durón, of C-Libre

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Veracruz Front for Life and Women’s Rights: Sentinel for the rights of women

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / We repudiate and demand justice for the femicide of defender and CODECA member, Juana Raymundo

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization, threats, siege and armed attack against Maritza Sevilla, her home and business

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STATEMENT / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: Nine years of coup and resistance

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Self-Care Gathering of Guatemalan Women Human Rights Defender Network

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International Feminist Solidarity Day with Nicaragua

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Women Human Rights Defenders from 15 organizations meet on Yucatan Peninsula to map out security and self-care routes

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest of Irlanda Jerez, leader of self-convened citizens in Eastern Market

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Intimidation, surveillance, harassment, search and seizure of the home of Sandra Ramos, of the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Grave threats against defender Francisca Ramírez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Threats and criminalization campaign against the Matagalpa Women’s Collective and Venancia Group

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STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear campaign, harassment and threats against journalist Maryórit de Fátima Guevara

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Alarming rise in attacks against women journalists

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest and physical attacks against women peacefully protesting in Masaya

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Death threats, smear campaigns and harassment against women defenders in Nicaragua

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks repeated against feminist defenders Haydeé Castillo, Sara Henríquez and Reyna Rodríguez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacks, threats, defamation and harassment against women defenders in Diriomo-Diriá

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defamation, criminalization and threats against members of the Association of Women Builders of Condega (AMCC)

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OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER STIGMATIZATION AND RE-CRIMINALIZATION OF DEFENDER NESTORA SALGADO

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear campaign, criminalization and harassment against Jessica Cisneros, Yerling Aguilera and Madeleine Caracas

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#SOSNicaragua We demand effective compliance by the Nicaraguan government with the recommendations adopted by the IACHR and end its campaign of repression against the civilian population and withdraw the protection and impunity given to paramilitary groups

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Women of the Molina Theissen family win historic sentence in Guatemala

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear Campaign and threats against members of Las Amapolas Theatre Collective

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Preliminary IACHR report documents disproportionate use of force during demonstrations in Nicaragua in April of 2018

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Defend in order to Live: 2016-2017 report on the situation of women defenders in Honduras

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attacls against women human rights defenders in Bluefields, León, Estelí and Managua

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Smear Campaign against journalist Lennys Fajardo

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and judicial harassment against Yenis Zulay Rodríguez Velásquez

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Social network threats and harassment against the journalist Gilda Silvestrucci

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Repression against students including members of the April 19 Student Movement

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / No let up in the acts of aggression, harassment, criminalization and other attacks against women defenders in Nicaragua

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Violent eviction of Camp Dignity for Water and Life in Pajuiles encampment

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Far-flung attacks against women human rights defenders and students

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INFOGRAPHICS / What’s happening in Nicaragua?

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STATEMENT / We hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for the legitimate right to protest of Nicaraguan women and men

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Threats, insults and community exclusion against Ángela Murillo, of the MADJ

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OPEN LETTER / We condemn the sexual abuse suffered by Mexican defender Ximena Ramos at the Summit of the Americas

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police and pro-government groups repress and attack defenders, students, journalists and demonstrators against Social Security reform

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Agents search home of COPINH Coordinator Lilian López’s son

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#WHRDAlert SYSTEMATIC THREATS AGAINST WOMEN DEFENDERS OF THE SANTA BARBARA ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT (MAS)

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Restriction on rights to transit and information for defenders and journalists covering fire at Indio Maíz Biological Reserve

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Gender Identity Bill presented in El Salvador

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras expresses concern over campaign of attacks and criminalization in Guatemala against student leader Lenina García and the University Student Association

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Criminalization and violation of the freedom of expression of defenders of sexual and reproductive rights

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#WHRDAlert MÉXICO / Attempted homicide of Sandra Peniche, #DSR defender in Yucatan

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Cristina Auerbach and the Pasta de Conchos Family Organization: 12 years of a commitment to human rights in mining town in Coahuila, México

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Defenders attacked and denied rights to freedom of movement and protest

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / UPDATE. Prosecution and political prison for defender Aquelina Mejía

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Aquelina Mejía of the MADJ

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Break-in and robbery at home of defenders Janahuy and Cristina Paredes Lachino

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Smear campaign, criminalization and prosecution of territorial defender in the Aguán

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UN Rapporteur Michel Forst meets with Salvadoran defenders

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Michel Forst, Human Rights Rapporteur in Nicaragua; A long awaited visit

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RNDDHM members meet with UN Rapporteur

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Second National Encounter of Women Human Rights Defenders

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras urges UN and IACHR Rapporteurs on Human Rights Defenders to demand an end to State violence and repression in the post-electoral context in Honduras

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

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Oaxaca Consortium denounces systematic pattern of attacks and impunity

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Guadalupe Campanur ––defender of the environment and indigenous peoples–– killed in Cherán

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#WHRDAlertHONDURAS / Stop the repression associated with the National Strike against electoral fraude

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Military police repress and wound Elsa Corea in the context of the National Strike

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WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of María Magdalena Cuc Choc

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

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STATEMENT National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico / #29November. In Mexico, an attack every day against women defenders

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STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Defending in order to Live and Live Well. November 29th. International Women Defender Day

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National Women Defenders Network in Guatemala grows and consolidates work in 14 areas of the country

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Smear campaign against Francisca Ramírez and Mónica López Baltodano of the Anti-Canal Movement

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police forces intimidate demonstrators in San Juan Community, La Masica, Atlántida

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Disturbing situation of potential violence and repression against women defenders after elections

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IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT RESTABLISHMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEES IN HONDURAS NOW! IMMEDIATE END TO REPRESSION! DEMOCRACY AND RESPECT FOR VOTE!

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Repression of the right to protest and the rights to free speech and movement of women human rights defenders on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT / NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

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

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / IACHR Commissioner Denied Entrance to Nicaragua

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Intimidation of Nancy García of the Broad University Movement (MAU)

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Attempt on the life of Lilian Angélica Juárez, defender of the rights of women and indigenous peoples

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STATEMENT National Network for Women Human Rights in México / Yndira Raped by Agents of the State

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STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico: Justice Denied Four Years after Assassination of Rocío Mesino

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Roundtable on Right to Defend Human Rights presents bill for defender protection with comprehensive, gender-based perspective

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IM-Defensoras at the Dublin Platform

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IN-Defensoras Participates in Workshop with National Environmental Movement against Industrial Mining (MONAFMI)

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Repression, Arbitrary Arrest and Criminalization of Women Territorial Defenders of the New Ebenezer Campesino Associative Enterprise

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OPEN LETTER / Repression and criminalization worsens against social movements and women human rights defenders in Honduras

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CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF HONDURAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Murder of Celedonia Zalazar: community judge and defender of indigenous territory on Caribbean Coast

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attacks, arbitrary arrest and criminalization of defenders Hedme Castro and Tommy Morales during UNAH evacuation

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Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Defenders condemns agression against defender of environmental and women’s rights Luisa Centeno

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HONDURAS / NEW ATTEMPT AGAINST SAFETY OF MIRTHA GUTIÉRREZ

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest with excessive use of force against UNAH students

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization, defamation and stigmatization of Dinia Yasmin Sarmiento Suárez and Suany Ibeth Sánchez Argueta

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Update. Prosecution persists against housing right defenders

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of Miriam Miranda, OFRANEH General Coordinator

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MEXICO / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico denounces intimidation and harassment against defender Jaqueline Campbell

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arrest, cruel and inhuman treatment, and criminalization of Cristian Marisol Hernández, defender in Villa de San Francisco

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HONDURAS / ALERT: Prosecution of Cristian Marisol Hernandez Pineda and four other members of Boulevard Neighbors

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Threats, criminalization and repression of defenders of the rights to health and territory

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Statement of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras against repression of inhabitants of Villa de San Francisco

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OPEN LETTER / Latent risk of state of siege in Guatemala following expulsion order issued by President Jimmy Morales against International Commissioner against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police use violence to oust camp of UNAH students on hunger strike

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / More arbitrary arrests of WHRD of the right to water in Paujiles