Honduras

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Police use violence to oust camp of UNAH students on hunger strike

UNAH students on hunger strike Organization University Student Movement (MEU) Activity Social, Cultural and Economic Rights (DESC) Attack experienced Repression of social protest, Excessive use of force THE FACTS – Early in the afternoon on Wednesday, August 17th, police officers violently cleared out the camp of a group of UNAH students who have been on hunger strike […]

18 August 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / More arbitrary arrests of WHRD of the right to water in Paujiles

Albertina López and Wendy Cerrtios Organization Wide Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity The right to water Attack experienced Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of August 15th, police agents arrested Albertina Lopez, who is pregnant, and Wendy Cerrtios, both of whom are defenders in the community of Paujiles, municipality of Tela. […]

17 August 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary Detention of Angélica Recinos and comrades of the Honorable Camp for Water and Life in Paujiles

Angélica Recinos and comrades of the Honorable Camp for Water and Life in Paujiles Organization Wide Movement for Dignity and Justice Activity The right to water Attack experienced Arbitrary arrest THE FACTS – Today, August 10, 2017, a group of TIGRE special forces officers along with agents of the Federal Office of Investigation of Honduras, […]

14 August 2017

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization of Garifuna OFRANEH Members for Territorial Defense

Miriam Miranda, Madeline Martina David, Neny Heydy Ávila and Letty Bernárdez Organization Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) Activity Territorial defense Attack experienced Criminalization THE FACTS – Last July 31st, OFRANEH Coordinator Miriam Miranda and defenders Madeline Martina David, Neny Heydy Ávila and Letty Bernárez, of the same organization, received a citation in a case brought […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Closure threats against Garifuna community radio station Radio Waruguma in Trujillo

Radio Waruguma of the Garifuna Commmunity Activity The right to information; Ecomonic, social and cultural rights (DESC); Territorial defense Attack experienced Closure threat THE FACTS – The Waruguma community radio station, located in the city of Trujillo, received a statement from the National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL), issued last March 21st, in which the station is […]

28 July 2017