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 Rep. Kaptur issused a statement of concern in response to an escalation of risk for human rights defenders in Honduras following intimidation and public threats to Fr. Ismael Moreno, SJ, Bertha Oliva and the Caceres family.  In her statement, Rep. Kaptur underscores the responsibility to...
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 The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights stressed the need to protect human rights defenders in Honduras.  During a visit to the country he said, “They are doing a tremendous service for the long-term future of Honduras and should never be attacked, punished...
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Representatives Ellison and Schakowsky issued statements of concern following an intensification of threats and intimidation targeting the family of Berta Caceres and other human rights defenders in Honduras.
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Four top-ranking Senators, including Cardin (Ranking Dem. on Foreign Relations committee), Feinstein (Ranking on Judiciary, which oversees the DEA), Leahy (Ranking on Approps.), and Chuck Grassley (REPUBLICAN CHAIR of Judiciary), send letter about oversight of the DEA in the aftermath of the...