Action Alert

Honduras: the Human Rights Emergency Continues

Below is a summary of the human rights violations that took place on Wednesday, March 30th across Honduras during the day-long national civic strike.

2nd Urgent Action today: Human Rights Defender Threatened and Given Ultimatum (Trinidad Sánchez)

This is the 2nd urgent action being sent out today on behalf of COFADEH in Honduras - for a completely separate case then the action sent out less than an hour ago. Spanish version is below.

Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras

Urgent Action (COFADEH): Human Rights Defender at Risk


Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras (COFADEH)

Police visit La Voz de Zacate Radio in Puerto Grande, Zacate Grande

Below is a quick translation of an original message in Spanish from volunteer Alessandro Bellini with the Italy - Central America Collective. As more information emerges, we will try to pass it on.

Hello friends,

URGENT ALERT: Disappearance of journalist and member of FNRP and MUCA in Honduras

Urgent message from Karen Spring of Rights Action in Honduras at 1:00PM Sunday, January 9. If you speak Spanish, please take action NOW:
Juan Chinchilla (photo from
A member of MUCA, Juan Chinchilla was disappeared last night close to Tocoa (see the communique below).

COFADEH Alert: Armed Men Break into Union Center in San Pedro Sula Wouding One Person

 The Committee of the Families of the Disapeared Detainees in Honduras, COFADEH, urgently alert the national and international community of the serious events which occurred this afternoon against the Union of Workers in the Beverage Industry (STYBS).
1.  COFADEH received the report of this at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2010: armed men dressed in white shirts, with black pants and caps violently entered STIBYS, and immediately fired on Douglas Gomez who is now in surgery at the Social Security Hospital in San Ped

Urgent Action: Carlos H Reyes receives death threats

On May 20th at 6:00pm Carlos H Reyes, leader of the Honduran Resistance Movement and former Independent Presidential candidate, received a series of death threat on his cell phone. He was able verify that the call came from a land telephone in Tegucigalpa. The number was 226-9965. 
The caller issued the following threat in a gruff voice: "We are going to take your head off (expletive), you have a very few days left to live." 


The Committee of Families of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras, COFADEH, sends an urgent message to the national and international community to express our deep concern regarding the official government communication issued via national TV stations, in an intimidating tone similar to that used by official radio and TV broadcasters following the June 2009 political, military coup.
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 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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