Human Rights

New York Times Op-Ed by Dana Frank

This past week, the New York Times published a very powerful Op-Ed titled "End U.S. Support for the Thugs of Honduras"

Here is a link to the article:  

www.nytimes.com/2016/09/23/opinion/end-us-support-for-the-thugs-of-honduras.html

Closed mines haunt two towns in Honduras as threats against activists mount

 Story from The Global Sisters Report of the National Catholic Reporter on the impact of mines in different communities of Honduras:

globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/closed-mines-haunt-two-towns-honduras-threats-against-activists-mount-41521

Letter from 62 Congresspeople regarding Assassination of Bertha Caceres

 The attached is a letter, released today, from 62 Congresspeople to Secretary of State Kerry demanding a response to the assassination of Bertha Caceres.

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry from 250 organizations

Attached is a letter to Secretary of State Kerry from 250 organizations regarding the assassination of Bertha Caceres

A Furnace of Violence: Honduras, U.S. Policy and the root causes of Migration

This report on a Sisters of Mercy and Friendship Office delegation to Honduras in December, just released, is dedicated to the memory of Berta Caseres, leading Honduran Indigenous Activist who was murdered on the morning the report was to be posted.  Please share it with your members of Congress: 

 
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ALERT: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF CRIME AGAINST BERTA BEING MANIPULATED

 The Platform of Social and Popular Movements of Honduras (PMSPH) and the Coalition Against Impunity (CI)

Berta Caceres PRESENTE!

 
Staff and volunteers of the Friendship Office and the Honduran Accompaniment Project (PROAH) are deeply saddened and distressed after the cruel murder of Berta Caceres .  Berta was permanently committed to the struggle for justice for the Honduran people and her Lenca communities commitment to defending resources permanently under attack from the Honduran government and investors from the U.S., Canada and China.  She was also a long time friend and partner in the struggle of many of us at the Friendship Office.
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5 more Tulipanes murdered in Locomapa

We inform the national and international community that yesterday, Sunday February 21, the Tolupan tribe in San Francisco de Locomapa suffered another massacre. This time it took place in the village Cabeza de Vaca Number 2, where four people were killed during the massacre and one more died just now in San Pedro Sula.

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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