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Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), sponsor of the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, denounces repression in Honduras and the complicity of U.S. security assistance. "Unfortunately, the Honduran security forces use our military support to terrorize the Honduran people, forcing them to flee their...
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Tegucigalpa.- An “Ecumenical Vigil for political prisoners and for those who are politically persecuted Honduras” was held in front of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa. An international religious delegation from the United States participated in the vigil which was organized by the Convergence...
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March 1, 2019 Press Release Tomorrow, we commemorate the death of renowned Honduran indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres. Three years ago, Berta Cáceres was murdered in her home by people connected to the state security forces at the behest of dam construction company DESA...
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Ten years after the coup in Honduras, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) calls on Congress to pass HR 1945, the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act. The bill currently has 64 co -sponsors. https://mobile.twitter.com/rephankjohnson/status/1144365791938265088
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The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Honduras presented its report for 2018. The OHCHR in Honduras reiterated concern regarding the militarization of public security and impunity for crimes during the post-electoral repression. The report highlighted a “pattern...