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Casa Betania Santa Martha


Casa Betania Santa Martha shelter is a transit shelter that provides lodging, food, and basic health services to people in transit in Salto de Agua Chiapas. The shelter is run by five Priests of the Divine Word and four other Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Mary (FMM), as well as volunteers who work for the human rights of migrants.


Human rights defenders (HRDs) and journalists in Mexico are subject to intimidation, legal harassment, arbitrary detention, death threats, acts of physical aggression, enforced disappearances and killings as a result of their activities in defence of human rights and the exercise of freedom of expression and journalism.