Human Rights

HONDURAS: The Deadliest Pace to Defend the Planet - a new report from Global Witness

 Global Witness, a London based human rights organizationreleased a new report in January: HONDURAS – The Deadliest Pace to Defend the Planet.  

Reps. Ellison and Johnson Call for Accountability for Human Rights Abuses in Honduras nine months after murder of Bertha Caceres

Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with 27 Members of the House, sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew expressing growing concern about human rights violations in Honduras. The letter coincides with the nine-month anniversary of Berta Cáceres’s tragic murder.

New York Times Op-Ed by Dana Frank

This past week, the New York Times published a very powerful Op-Ed titled "End U.S. Support for the Thugs of Honduras"

Here is a link to the article:  

www.nytimes.com/2016/09/23/opinion/end-us-support-for-the-thugs-of-honduras.html

Closed mines haunt two towns in Honduras as threats against activists mount

 Story from The Global Sisters Report of the National Catholic Reporter on the impact of mines in different communities of Honduras:

globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/closed-mines-haunt-two-towns-honduras-threats-against-activists-mount-41521

Letter from 62 Congresspeople regarding Assassination of Bertha Caceres

 The attached is a letter, released today, from 62 Congresspeople to Secretary of State Kerry demanding a response to the assassination of Bertha Caceres.

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry from 250 organizations

Attached is a letter to Secretary of State Kerry from 250 organizations regarding the assassination of Bertha Caceres

A Furnace of Violence: Honduras, U.S. Policy and the root causes of Migration

This report on a Sisters of Mercy and Friendship Office delegation to Honduras in December, just released, is dedicated to the memory of Berta Caseres, leading Honduran Indigenous Activist who was murdered on the morning the report was to be posted.  Please share it with your members of Congress: 

 
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ALERT: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF CRIME AGAINST BERTA BEING MANIPULATED

 The Platform of Social and Popular Movements of Honduras (PMSPH) and the Coalition Against Impunity (CI)

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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