Human Rights

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

International Human Rights Federation denounces corruption scandal in Honduras

 

End impunity: Corruption continues to affect the health of Hondurans

FIDH denounces and condemns the violations of the right to health of the Hondurans resulting from grievous corruption that occurred within the Honduran Institute of Social Security (IHSS).

New report on role of international banks in displacement of peasants in Bajo Aguan

 "The story details the IFC's support for Corporacion Dinant, a powerful palm oil producer in Honduras that was involved in a deadly land war with peasants. Today's report is also an in-depth look at the IFC, and includes new data on IFC projects that displace communities.

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

 

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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