We would like to share a note that Beatriz wrote to express her gratitude to all those who took part in this effort.
While Beatriz should never have been subjected to this unnecessarily cruel ordeal, Beatriz will live – which is what we’ve all been campaigning for, and Amnesty International wishes her a full recovery.
On Wednesday, the Salvadoran Supreme Court of Justice issued a shameful decision in the case of Beatriz. Please take action on her behalf.
There has been an overwhelming amount of global support over the past few weeks for Beatriz and those in El Salvador working tirelessly on her behalf to save her life. Much of this support has emerged online via Twitter, Facebook, … Please continue reading.
Beatriz has been subjected to another week of cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment, and have no news regarding action by the authorities to save her life.
Beatriz’s life is literally in the hands of the Salvadoran government. Demand that they immediately grant her the life-saving medical treatment she needs – before it’s too late.
Amnesty’s new report focuses on the situation of SRR defenders in the Americas and the patterns of intimidation, violence and stigmatization they face every day.
In 1998, El Salvador outlawed abortion under any circumstances, including cases where the life or health of the woman is at risk; where pregnancies are the result of rape or incest; and in cases of severe fetal abnormalities. El Salvador’s total ban violates the human rights of thousands of women and girls.
By Jesús Canchola Sánchez Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. My grandmother is a year younger than him. She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Cesar Chavez and my abuela (grandmother), Beatriz Soto, are a part … Please continue reading.
Thanks to everyone who took part in the very urgent social media action to free Guadalupe! Guadalupe is one of 17 Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison after suffering miscarriages. The only legal option … Please continue reading.