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Blanca Velázquez Díaz

Blanca Velázquez Díaz

HRD, Director
Centro de Apoyo al Trabajador - CAT

I feel strengthened by your company and the company of others who in the midst of the struggle have provided me with refuge. My commitment continues to be with the workers both women and men, with a struggle for a different history and continue to demand the Mexican government respect the Human rights of the people in my country

Blanca Velázquez Díaz is Director of Centro de Apoyo al Trabajador - CAT (Workers Support Centre), a prominent non-governmental organisation that promotes labour rights in Mexico.

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.


Blanca Velázquez Díaz