Human Rights

COFADEH ALERT: Campaign Against Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

This recently issued alert, denounces a public media campaign by the Honduran government against Human Rights defenders.

 

New Report by Global Witness

A recently released report by Global Witness finds Honduras to be the most dangerous country for environmentalists with 101 murders between 2010 and 2014.  To view the report: 

Human Rights Watch Report on Honduras 2015

From the report:  "Honduras suffers from rampant crime and

Bertha Oliva speaking about Historic Memory

Bertha Oliva, director of COFADEH says in this article published by Frontline Defenders that key to ending violence is focusing on historic memory and getting answers to what happened in the past.  Here is a link to the article:  http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/newsletter1/spotlight

 

 

Will Biden's Billion Dollar Plan Help Central America?

 This article by Alexander Main, recently published in NACLA asks critical questions regarding the "Plan for Prosperity" being proposed by the Administration:  

https://nacla.org/news/2015/02/27/will-biden%27s-billion-dollar-plan-help-central-america

 

Senate Dems push back on $1 billion plan for Central America

This recent Los Angeles Times article documents resistance coming from more progressive Democrats to the "Plan for Prosperity" recently proposed by the White House:  

http://www.latimes.com/nation/immigration/la-fg-kerry-senate-20150225-story.html

Frank: U.S. should rethink support for Honduras

 Here is a link to a recent Houston Chronicle editorial by Dana Frank, Professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

IACHR visit to Honduras Dec. 2014: Preliminary Observations concerning the Human Rights Situation in Honduras

 Last Friday, December 5, 2014 the IACHR concluded a week long visit to Honduras. Their initial observations demonstrate that the situation concerning human rights continues to deteriorate and that the current government's actions and failure to act impels the situation in the wrong direction. A full report will be released, but not until the spring of next year.  Here is a link to their initial, rather detailed observations. 

Visit our blog -Visite nuestro blog

Honduras Accompaniment Project blog in English, including articles, news and urgent actions.

Blog en español del Proyecto de Acompañamiento internacional en Honduras (PROAH), incluyendo artículos, noticias, y acciones urgentes.

 

Video

Video of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth) in Honduras.

Commission of Truth Honduras reports

Final report of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth), Honduras:

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