URGENT ALERT: Disappearance of journalist and member of FNRP and MUCA in Honduras

 
Urgent message from Karen Spring of Rights Action in Honduras at 1:00PM Sunday, January 9. If you speak Spanish, please take action NOW:
 
Juan Chinchilla (photo from http://www.defensoresenlinea.com)
 
A member of MUCA, Juan Chinchilla was disappeared last night close to Tocoa (see the communique below).

COFADEH Alert: Armed Men Break into Union Center in San Pedro Sula Wouding One Person

 The Committee of the Families of the Disapeared Detainees in Honduras, COFADEH, urgently alert the national and international community of the serious events which occurred this afternoon against the Union of Workers in the Beverage Industry (STYBS).
1.  COFADEH received the report of this at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2010: armed men dressed in white shirts, with black pants and caps violently entered STIBYS, and immediately fired on Douglas Gomez who is now in surgery at the Social Security Hospital in San Ped

Urgent Action: Carlos H Reyes receives death threats

On May 20th at 6:00pm Carlos H Reyes, leader of the Honduran Resistance Movement and former Independent Presidential candidate, received a series of death threat on his cell phone. He was able verify that the call came from a land telephone in Tegucigalpa. The number was 226-9965. 
The caller issued the following threat in a gruff voice: "We are going to take your head off (expletive), you have a very few days left to live." 

URGENT COMMUNICATION COFADEH - Emergency in the Aguán

The Committee of Families of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras, COFADEH, sends an urgent message to the national and international community to express our deep concern regarding the official government communication issued via national TV stations, in an intimidating tone similar to that used by official radio and TV broadcasters following the June 2009 political, military coup.

Call-in Solidarity with Victims of State Terror in Honduras

Since the November elections in Honduras which resulted in the installation of Porfilio Lobo as President on January 27, 2010, the human rights situation in Honduras has continued to deteriorate. According to human rights organizations, there is a marked increase in selective targeting of people and communities active in the resistance movement. Despite a public discourse of reconciliation on the part of Lobo, partners in Honduras are experiencing increased levels of state terror. 

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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.

 

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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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