Human Rights

Emergency Religous Delegation to Honduras - Summary Report

In January 2018, 50 Religious Leaders participated in an Emergency Delegation to Honduras in response requests for international presence in the context of the post electoral crisis. Eight religious denominations were represented by the 40+ faith groups and human rights organizations that sent delegates from 13 states in the U.S. Please download the delegations Executive Summary Report and share with your members of Congress.

Open Letter from Bertha Oliva on International Womens Day

Open Letter on International Womens’ Day from Bertha Oliva, Coordinator of Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras (Cofadeh), who remembers that organizations like hers that have been demanding truth related to the violations of human rights committed in the 1980s for decades, are comprised mostly of women who make the world termble.

Emergency Ecumenical Delegation bears witness to repression and human rights crisis in Honduras

An Emergency Ecumenical Delegation including religious leaders representing 8 denominations from the United States and Canada traveled to Honduras from January 24 -30, 2018. The emergency delegation was organized in response to a call from Fr. Melo, SJ of Radio Progreso, to the international community to bear witness to the post-electoral crisis in Honduras. The delegation was received in San Pedro Sula by representatives from Honduran communities who held a vigil in the airport lobby to commemorate those killed in the post electoral violence to date. During their week stay, the delegation heard testimony from victims and family members of state sponsored repression, witnessed repression of peaceful demonstrations by U.S. funded Honduran state security forces, participated in a Way of the Cross, a candlelight vigil in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa and met with the U.S. Embassy Chargé d'Affaires, Heidi Fulton, to present the delegations concerns regarding U.S. policy, the human rights crisis and rupture of democratic process. Press coverage of the delegation:

COFADEH: II Report on Human Rights Violations in post electoral crisis in Honduras

II Report from COFADEH (Committee of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras) documenting human rights violations in the post-electoral crisis. This report covers the period Nov. 26 - Dec. 31, 2017.

Emergency Faith Leaders Delegation to Honduras - Jan 2018

Invitation to Join an Emergency Faith Delegation to Honduras (January 24-30, 2018)
Your people shall be my people” (Ruth 1:16)
We are writing to you on behalf of Father Melo (Rev.

COFADEH Report: Honduras post electoral political crisis and the impact on human rights

 NEW COFADEH Report: - documents the murder of 14 people, 51 wounded and 844 detentions, of which 501 have occurred since the suspension of Constitutional guarantees on December 1, 2017.  Report Attached

Senator Leahy Statement on Report of the Independent Team of Experts on assassination ob Berta Caceres

Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy
To The Report Of The Independent Team Of Experts
Investigating The Assassination Of Berta Caceres In Honduras

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017  

Independent Legal Experts release findings of investigation into who ordered the murder of Berta Caceres

The New York Times published a new article on the intellectual authorship behind Berta Cáceres' assassination. An international legal team has investigated her murder and  presented their findings in Honduras this week.
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 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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