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Andrea Margarita Nunez Chaim

Andrea Margarita Núñez Chaim

HRD, Anthropologist

Andrea Margarita Núñez Chaim is a human rights defender and anthropologist and social activist linked to the Justice in Movement A. C. Social Investigation Laboratory (Laboratorio de Investigación Social Justicia en Movimiento A.C.) and the Center of Investigations and Superior Studies in Social Anthropology (Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social,CIESAS). Alongside with Cristóbal Sánchez Sánchez, she has accompanied the most recent migrant caravan since it left Honduras in mid-January and have been documenting human rights violations.


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.