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International Organizations call for halt of criminalization against environmental defenders in Honduras

On July 5th, environmental activists from Valle de Siria, Carlos Amador and Marlon Hernández, were captured by police based on a warrant for their arrest issued by a local judge for the crime of “opposing logging carried out by the Raudales family”.

Father Fausto Milla and Assistant Denia Mejía Exiled from Honduras

At a press conference on Friday, July 8th at the offices of the Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH), Father Fausto Milla and his assistant Denia Mejía announced their departure from Honduras. They have been victims of serious threats and harassment and have received no response to their denunciations from the responsible authorities.

Palmerola military base, Comayagua, Honduras, June 28, 2011 (Video by Artistas en Resistencia)

This video was taken by a member of the Artists in Resistance collective of Honduras (Artistas en Resistencia) during the non-violent protest at the Soto Cano (Palmerola) military base in Honduras.

Protest in front of the Palmerola military base June 28, 2011

Nicaragua to announce regulations for election observers

Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) President Roberto Rivas announced that the CSE will publish the regulations for international and national election observation on August 16, after which the United Nations, European Union, Organization of American States and friendly countries will be able to send delegations to "accompany" the electoral process under the regulations and with the understanding that Nicaragua is a sovereign country.

Cilnton in Central America for Regional Security Meeting

The five presidents of Central America along with the presidents of Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet in Guatemala June 21-23 to discuss regional cooperation against organized crime. With Honduras allowed to rejoin the Central American Integration System (SICA), this will be the first meeting including all the presidents of Central America since the coup in Honduras almost two years ago.

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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