Human Rights

Human Rights groups call on the US to: Stop the Raids and Focus Instead on U.S. Policy towards Central America

Statement from U.S. and Central American Groups Working on Human Rights, Immigrant Rights, Women’s Rights, U.S. Foreign Policy and Latin America Solidarity

54 MEMBERS OF U.S. CONGRESS CALL FOR CREATION OF UN-SPONSORED COMMISSION TO ADDRESS IMPUNITY AND CORRUPTION IN HONDURAS

 
Congressman José E. Serrano
Representing the Fifteenth District of New York
PRESS RELEASE
 
December 4, 2015
                   

Delegation of Churchwomen to Honduras, Dec. 5-11, 2015

The Friendship Office closes this year leading a pilgrimage of 12 women to Honduras in collaboration with the Sisters of Mercy Institute Justice Team.  Mercy Sisters and Institute Justice Team Director, Jean Stokan will travel first to El Salvador to commemorate the four church women murdered there in December, 1980.  This December, we carry the spirit of Maura, Ita, Dorothy and Jean with us to Honduras.

Coalition Against Impunity in Honduras calls for a CICIH for Honduras

Honduras demands an international Commission against Impunity: belligerent and committed in the fight against corruption and impunity.

21 Members call for suspension of military aid to Honduras

 
Twenty one Members of Congress call on Sec. of State John Kerry to suspend training and support for Honduran military and police due to human rights abuses.
 
The letter, sponsored by Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), was signed by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs, Reps.

Radio Progreso/ERIC on problems with national dialogue

Monday, August 10, 2015  "Our Word", Radio Progreso and ERIC-SJ
 
"Where are we headed with the dialogue?"

The presence of the General Secretary of the Organization of American States (OAS), Lui­s Almagro, has provided strong backing to the official strategy of Juan Orlando Hernandez for a national dialogue which was itself a response to the phenomena of the torchlight marches. *

Just released story regarding Tolupanes who have joined the Honduran hunger strikers

Cultural Survival releases new story of Tolupanes of Locomapa whose lives are at risk and have now joined a hunger strike 'in defense of all Honduras." This story was written by Jim Phillips, anthropologist and long term advocate for human rights and justice in Central America.

http://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/tolupanes-put-their-lives-line-defending-all-hondurans

How hitmen and high living lifted lid on looting of Honduran healthcare system

A new story in the Guardian is the first major English language expose on the social security scandal, detailing the funding of the campaign of President Hernandez with money looted from the healthcare system.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/10/hit-men-high-living-honduran-corruption-scandal-president

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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