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Teresa Roldán


Teresa Roldán is an environmental human rights defender who works in the State of Querétaro. Since 2016, she has been actively involved in the defence of areas of great ecological value against deforestation and housing development on a large-scale. Among these areas are: Peña Colorada, El Batán, Ejido el Zapote (Tierra Noble), El Salitre, El Tangano, Punto Olivo El Cimatario and the Metropolitan Park.


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.