Honduras

Defend in order to Live: 2016-2017 report on the situation of women defenders in Honduras

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – On Thursday, May 3rd, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras (RNDDH) presented the report ”Defend in order to Live” on the situation of women human rights defenders and the attacks they have experienced in 2016 and 2017. At the presentation of the […]

28 May 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and judicial harassment against Yenis Zulay Rodríguez Velásquez

YENIS ZULAY RODRIGUEZ VELASQUEZ Organization La Trinidad Campesino Group Activity Defense of the land, territory and natural assets Attack experienced Criminalization and judicial harassment THE FACTS – According to information provided by the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, on Thursday, May 10th, defender Yenis Zulay Rodriguez and her companion Carlos Omar Espinoza […]

24 May 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Smear Campaign against journalist Lennys Fajardo

Lennys Fajardo Organization COQUIMBO and PEN International Activity The right to information Attack experienced Smear campaign THE FACTS – Lennys Fajardo, a journalist widely recognized for her activism in the Honduran popular movement and defender of the right to expression, is a founding member of the COQUIMBO Group and member of PEN International. Since the beginning […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Social network threats and harassment against the journalist Gilda Silvestrucci

GILDA SILVESTRUCCI RIVERA Activity Right to information Attack suffered Threats, insults, and harassment over social networks THE FACTS – Prominent journalist Gilda Silvestrucci, Honduran correspondent for the Venezuelan-based network Telesur and director of Radio Globo’s program “En la plaza,” has denounced being for months now the target of threats, insults and harassment made through social networks by […]

10 May 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Violent eviction of Camp Dignity for Water and Life in Pajuiles encampment

Participants in the Camp Dignity for Water and Life in Pajuiles protest encampment Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice /Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad and Justicia (MADJ) Activity Defense of the land, territory and natural goods Aggression Eviction, excessive use of force, arbitrary detention THE FACTS – In the early morning hours of May 3 […]

8 May 2018