70 organizations send Letter to Biden on Central America Policy, asking him to break with the past of economic and military violence and to take a “new direction that respects the political and economic self-determination and dignity of our Central American neighbors.”
Honduras Accompaniment Project
Honduras Accompaniment Project works to accompany the nonviolent social movement in Honduras in the face of the repression begun by the coup.
On Dec. 26th, Lenca indigenous leader Felix Vasquez – Lenca leader assassinated Four hooded men wearing camouflage pants and black shirts entered his home and killed him in front of his family. Another leader, Víctor Vásquez, with the Independent Lenca Indigenous Movement of La Paz is imprisoned. Both leaders were supporting efforts by indigenous communities
Please share this Letter Signed by 222 orgs with your members of Congress. Raise your voice in solidarity with OFRANEH in their demand for truth, justice and an end to the violent campaign against Garifuna communities in Honduras. 5 months ago 5 men – 4 Afro-indigenous Garifuna and another man visiting from Belize – were
URGENT ACTION: Forced Disappearance of Garifuna land defenders On Saturday, July 18 at approximately 6 am, four members of the Garifuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz in Honduras: Snider Centeno, Suami Mejía, Milton Martínez, Gerardo Rochez and another man, were abducted and forcibly disappeared by a group of heavily armed men, in unmarked cars,
Reps. Johnson,Shakowsky and Pocan statement on sentencing of material authors of murder of Berta Caceres
This week, Representatives Johnson, Schakowsky and Pocan issued a statement in response to the sentencing of seven men to prison terms for the murder of Berta Caceres in Honduras. They stressed that the intellectual authors of her murder, the executives and directors of the DESA, those who planned and financed her murder, are still free.
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), sponsor of HR – 1945 The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, was joined by 13 House Members in denouncing the military coup in Bolivia. Ten years ago, a US backed military coup broke constitutional order in Honduras, ushering in a human right catastrophe that claimed the life of the indigenous and environmental rights leader Berta Caceres. In the letter, Rep. Johnson calls on the US to demand restoration of constitutional order and to withdrawal support for a coup that will lead to the same deadly violence that has devastated Honduras.
The Committee of the Detained and Disappeared (COFADEH) in Honduras is a petitioner before the Inter American Commission on Human Rights in the case of El Tumbador. In this report, COFADEH gives an update on the case which they hope will break the paradigm of impunity in Honduras
Leaders of the Progressive Caucus issued a statement following the conviction of the brother of the President of Honduras, for trafficking drugs and weapons. Prosecutors established that the 2009 US backed military coup in Honduras opened the way for large amounts of cocaine to enter the United States and named the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, as co-conspirator in a “massive state sponsored drug trafficking operation.” Progressive Caucus leaders are calling on the US to suspend funding to the police and military of Honduras and for passage of HR 1945, the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act. Read the full Statement.
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 communities as those same security forces commit human rights abuses while engaging in violent criminal activity, including drug trafficking.”https://email@example.com/ten-years-after-the-coup-repression-…
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