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Mesoamerican Registry of Attacks against Women Defenders: 2022 — Preliminary data

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Migratory repression and banishment for defending rights in Nicaragua

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Mesoamerican Registry of Attacks against Women Defenders: July/August 2022 -- Preliminary monthly data

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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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"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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[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] NICARAGUA / Daniel Ortega shuts down feminist community radio station Radio Vos, along with eight other local radio stations and a television channel

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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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Pause announcement to renew our energies from the IM-Defensoras.

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Registry of Aggressions against Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders: June 2022 – Preliminary monthly data for El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Activist Luz Raquel Padilla Gutiérrez dies after being attacked and burned in Zapopan, Jalisco.

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Registry of Aggressions against Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders: May 2022 – Preliminary monthly data for El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.

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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] 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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Registry of Aggressions against Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders: April 2022 - Preliminary monthly data for El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.

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

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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 / Death threats, harassment, and intimidation against Greace Lugo.

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[WHRD Alert] MEXICO / Assailants kill journalist María de Lourdes Maldonado López in Tijuana, Baja California.

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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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[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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Today more than ever, we must care for ourselves collectively and heal together

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

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

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

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

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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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[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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[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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[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 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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[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 / Smear campaign against released political activist Nelly Roque

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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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The crisis was already here: Mesoamerican WHRDs and COVID-19

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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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369 women defenders make connections to talk about life

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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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[PRONOUNCEMENT] COVID-19: In the midst of this crisis, it is urgent to halt authoritarianism and defend life, care, rights and human dignity.

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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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#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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#UrgentAlert PHILLIPINES / Solidarity with Cristina Palabay, criminalized for defending Human Rights

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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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[PRESS RELEASE] Attacks against women defenders on the rise: another huge Mesoamerican epidemic

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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 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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#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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[STATEMENT] 29N 2019 International Women Human Rights Defenders Day: In turbulent times Mesoamerican defenders sow seeds of change

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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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ALERT TO THE INTERNACIONAL COMMUNITY: Today pain and rage pierce the skin of our Latin America once more

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

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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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JOB POSITION / Finance Officer for IM-Defensoras

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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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IM-Defensoras Driving Group Meeting: Looking towards 2020

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

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

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[STATEMENT] ¡Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders say NO to the attack against the Kurdish community!

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

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

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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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[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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#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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[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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#WHRDAlert COLOMBIA / Assailants kill María del Pilar Hurtado, defender of the right to decent housing

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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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ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF COLOMBIAN DEFENDER FRANCIA MÁRQUEZ, GOLDMAN PRIZE WINNER 2018

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Stand in solidaity with Nana Mwafrika Mbarikiwa, Ugandan #WHRD

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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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#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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NASRIN SOTOUDEH: We demand her release!

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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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IM-Defensoras organizes Advocacy Week for Women Defenders at 40th Session of UN Human Rights Council

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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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We lament the death of WHRD Caroline Mwatha in Kenya, caused by structural violence against women

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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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#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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NOVEMBER 29TH STATEMENT INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS: Seeds of Change Defenders Confront Death Policies

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

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MANIFESTO #WHRDSeedsOfChange

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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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IM-Defensoras Driving Group meets in Guatemala

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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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Human Rights Defenders World Summit 2018 - Pronouncement of Session on Women Human Rights Defenders

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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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We’ve Had Enough: A Call to Action to Protect Women Human Rights Defenders & their Communities

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IM-Defensoras and national networks meets with women defenders in Mesoamerica and Colombia

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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 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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IM-Defensoras participates in high-level events in New York on 20th anniversary of UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders

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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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FREE THE DEFENDERS OF WOMEN’S RIGHT TO DRIVE IN SAUDI ARABIA!

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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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Conclusion of European tour to present 2015-16 Assessment Report on Attacks against Women Defenders

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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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IM-DEFENSORAS PRESENTS IN EUROPE REPORT ON ATTACKS AGAINST WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA

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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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VIDEO / IM-DEFENSORAS CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTION OF MARIELLE FRANCO IN BRASIL

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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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OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTION OF MARIELLE FRANCO IN BRASIL

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Philippines government criminalizes UN Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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#WHRDAlert BRAZIL / Assailants kill Marielle Franco, feminist and defender of the rights of Afrodescendant peoples

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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 GUATEMALA / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of María Magdalena Cuc Choc

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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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PRESS RELEASE / More than 180 international organizations denounce surge in repression against women human rights defenders in Honduras

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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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#WHRDAlert CATALONIA / Repression of the right to self-determination of the Catalan people

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

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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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AWID: "Weaving resistance through action: Strategies of WHRDs confronting extractivism and corporate power"

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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

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of Garifuna OFRANEH Members for Territorial Defense

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary Detention of Angélica Recinos and comrades of the Honorable Camp for Water and Life in Paujiles

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Criminalization of Workers’ Rights Defenders at Sae Technotex

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NICARAGUA: Charges Dropped against Defender Aydil Urbina

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Closure threats against Garifuna community radio station Radio Waruguma in Trujillo

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HONDURAS / Letter to Human Rights Prosecutor Soraya Morales for recurring attacks on students of the National Autonomous University of Honduras

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We thank organizations that made possible "Regional Gathering of Defenders of Land..."

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NICARAGUA: Demanding equal rights, with LGBTIQ pride

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MEXICO / OSC asks International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity in Coahuila, Mexico

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Laicism in defense of our rights

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STATEMENT National Network of WHRDs in Mexico / We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempt on the life of Bertha Zuniga, daughter of Bertha Cáceres and COPINH Coordinator

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Harrassment, threats and attempt on the life of Lesbia Artola

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

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Defender Meztli Sarabia Killed in Puebla

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We congratulate the Center for Women's Rights (CDM) of Honduras on its 25th anniversary

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STATEMENT National Network of WHRD in Mexico / We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez

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Fourth State Meeting of Women Activists and Human Rights Defenders in Oaxaca

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / UNAH-CU students attacked, arrested and criminalized during peaceful takeover

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of representatives of the La Jarcia Community, member of COPINH

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Ambasadors’ Mission and UN Women visit La Serena House in Mexico and recognize work of women human rights defenders

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Regional Gathering of Defenders of Land, Territory and Environment

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Gunmen threaten Aura Lolita Chávez and CPK

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6 HUNGER-STRIKING NURSES IN CHIAPAS FACE HEALTH RISK –– RNDDHM URGES SPEEDY SOLUTION TO DEMANDS

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Women defender networks meet at UN for first time to denounce violence and discrimination against women activists throughout the world

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO-Tamaulipas / Murder of Miriam Elizabeth Rodriguez Martínez of the Community in Search of the Disappeared in Tamaulipas (CBDT)

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NEWS / NETWORKS OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS FROM DIFFERENT REGIONS OF THE PLANET GO TO UN HUMAN RIGHTS TO SHARE EXPERIENCES ABOUT PROTECTION WITH A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

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Aydil Urbina, yet another defender attacked by National Police

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Arbitrary arrest, excessive use of force and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment against Aydil del Carmen Urbina Noguera

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Women human rights defenders gather in Guatemala

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OPEN LETTER / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) condemns illegal detention, physical and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance of defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and arrest warrants for members of Regional Agrarian Platform of the Aguán Valley

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Attempt against son of anti-canal leader Francisca Ramírez

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GOOD NEWS! / IACHR ACCEPTS CASE OF MANUELA, the Salvadoran woman imprisoned for having a miscarriage

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#WHRDAlertNICARAGUA / Abuse of authority; imprisonment; and cruel, degrading and inhuman treatment of defender Thelma Francisca Suárez Oliva

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Anti-rights groups attack peaceful ‘Somos Muchas’ encampment

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OPEN LETTER / Disturbing context of violence and discrimination against TRANS community in Honduras

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Women defending their territories; voices of resistance in Nicaragua

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Illegal detention, infringement of the rights of defenders of the Broad Front for Democracy to free circulation and protest

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CALL TO ACTION / APRIL 25 - TWITTER STORM FOR THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF ABORTION IN HONDURAS

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Attempt on the physical integrity of Hedme Castro, of ACI-Participa

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Onda Local radio program taken off air

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Hate crime against Sherly Montoya, LGTTBI defender and member of Transexual Women´s Group “Muñecas de Arcoiris”

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SORORITY / #LawPassed #ElSalvadorFreeOfMetalMining

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#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Assassination of journalist Miroslava Breach in Chihuahua

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Campaign of harassment, defamation and threats stepped up against Nicaraguan rights defenders

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OPEN LETTER / TO THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA: WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR THE ADOLESCENT WOMEN DIED IN THE VIRGIN OF THE ASSUMPTION SAFE HOME

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Mistreatment, Sexual exploitation, Extrajudicial execution and femicide against The Interns of the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Women cabinet members and government oficials defame and slander CENIDH President Vilma Nuñez

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Death threat against Lottie Cunningham, defender of the rights of indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arrest and Harassment of OPDHA Secretary Irma Lemus

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STATEMENT / ONE YEAR AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF BERTA CÁCERES

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SISTERHOOD / #WHRDAlert COLOMBIA: At least six women defenders have been killed in the last four months

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Criminalization and excessive use of force in evicting housing rights defenders

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Berta didn’t die, she multiplied...

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Article censored on smear campaign against CICIG

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Harrassment and criminalization of CEM-H for demanding #JusticeForBerta

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Criminalization and obstruction of Women on Waves Campaign for the sexual and reproductive rights of women

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

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NEWS / Meeting of IM-Defensoras Driving Group

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS – SPANISH STATE / Physical attack against Arely Victoria Gómez, Honduran LGBTTTI defender and refugee in Spanish State

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NEWS / National Meeting of WHRDs in Nicaragua: Women in the forefront of social struggle

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NEWS/ National defender network in Honduras launches campaign: Defending to Live and Live Well

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PRESS STATEMENT RNDDHHM / "WHRD's networks are a key factor for protection": Michel Forst

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NEWS / Rapporteur Michel Forst issues alert on specific violence faced by women human rights defenders

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NEWS / "La Rojita" is 3 years old!

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NEWS / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras presents the book Marta, la de la López: The way I learned and unlearned

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Assailants kill territorial defender, Laura Leonor Vásquez

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NEWS / Mexican WHRDs meet with the Rapporteur Mr. Michel Forst

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URGENT ACTION: We denounce death threats against human rights defender Eva Lucero Rivero Ortiz

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Detention and threats against OFRANEH Coordinator Miriam Miranda

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NEWS / First oficial visit of Rapporteur Michel Forst to Mexico

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#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Criminalization of land defenders in Santa Inés, Alta Verapaz

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#WHRDAlert ECUADOR / Stop the repression against territorial defenders in Ecuador – Solidarity with Ecological Action

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

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Harassment and threats against Indigenous Councils of Nueva Esperanza, San Isidro Labrador and Santiago Apostol

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#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Nicaraguan government represses right to peaceful protest against imposition of Grand Interoceanic Canal

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Harassment and and represssion of UNAG students exercising their right to peaceful protest

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The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico presents the campaign: "We Women Defenders Believe and Create"

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras Supports Caravan of Central American Mothers Searching for their Disappeared Sons and Daughters

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#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest, excessive use of force and criminalizaion of Madeline Martina David Fernández, member of OFRANEH

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International seminar held in Spanish State: Weaving Webs for the Protection of Women Human Rights Defenders

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STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras celebrates acquittal in case criminalizing Salvadoran women rights defender Sonia Sánchez

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