Human Rights

Provisional Dismissal Dictated to Magdalena Morales

This afternoon, February 14th, the courts of El Progreso, Yoro issued a provisional dismissal in the case of Magdalena Morales, Regional Director of the National Union of Rural Workers (CNTC), accused by the transnational sugar producer AZUNOSA, a subsidiary of SABMiller (South African Brewing-Miller Brewing, headquartered in England), of land usurpation, damages, and continued profit losses.

Honduras: Journalism in the Shadow of Impunity

 PEN International has released a major new report on rise in violence agasint journalists.

Here is the full report in two formats:


 http://ihrp.law.utoronto.ca/utfl_file/count/media/Honduras%20report-FINAL%20English.pdf)

Recent reports on Honduras

 
We wanted to inform you or two recent reports on the Human Rights situation in Honduras and a third on the elections:
 
1. A report from Human Rights Watch on the situation of human Rights:  www.hrw.org/world-report/2014/country-chapters/honduras
 
2. A report from the Observatorio Ecuménico Internacional de los Derechos Humanos (only in Spanish) is attached.  
 
3.

US Congressional Appropriations Bill Would Impose New Restrictions on Honduras Support

Written by Dan Beeton and Alexander Main- Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:09
The new budget appropriations bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, and set to be taken up by the Senate in the coming days, includes several passages that are relevant for Honduras, including stronger restrictions on U.S. assistance for the police and military.

NGO statement on World Bank funding of Dinant Corporation

World Bank funding a company implicated in human rights abuses in Honduras        January 10, 2014

Letter to State Department regarding threats against Annie Bird

 The attached letter was sent to the State Department on December 20, 2013

Honduran journalist and congressman-elect flees to Chicago after death threats

After the assassination of several of his colleagues and credible death threats against him, elected opposition Congressman Edgardo Castro arrives in Chicago 

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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