Human Rights

NALACC says more militarization will exacerbate crisis of unaccompanied children on the U.S. border

 

In this attached article NALACC Calls for Immediate Response and Attention to Underlying Development and Policy Failures

 

 

COFADEH Urgent Action June 9, 2014

Due to several incidents in and around the offices of COFADEH, and one violent assault against a COFADEH staff member, they have issued the attached Urgent Action request.

Urgent Action from COFADEH on events in el Bajo Aguan

"16 people were captured including three members of the campesino leadership with precautionary measures issued by the IACHR on May 8, 2014."

Main points from Summary of Human Rights in Honduras- April 2014.

Listed below are the the main items from our April 2014 Honduras Human Rights Summary:

*Honduras featured in a number of reports by international organizations: IACHR, PBI Honduras, Global Witness.

*Government under criticism for continued failure to implement IACHR precautionary measures and for proposal to withdraw them from some beneficiaries.

Amnesty International issues alert on José Ruelas

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a children’s rights organization, was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children in Honduras and denouncing government inaction on the matter.  The attached Pdf document is the Alert recently issued by Amnesty International regarding the case.

URGENT ACTION regarding the detention of José Guadalupe Garcia Ruelas

The Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH), expresses its full condemnation and concern regarding the illegal detention, and degrading, inhuman and cruel treatment against José Guadalupe Garcia Ruelas, Director of Casa Alianza Honduras.

Casa Alianza’s National Director Beaten for Reporting Systematic Killings of Children

May 9, 2014 Tegucigalpa
 
Ruelas holds President Juan Orlando Hernández responsible for the attack he suffered and stated it was the result of public complaints expressed in various media in recent weeks related to the violent deaths of children and adolescents, which he described as extrajudicial executions.
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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