Honduras

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Agents search home of COPINH Coordinator Lilian López’s son

Lilian López Organization Civic Council of Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) Activity Defense of the land Attack experienced Search and seizure THE FACTS – On Wednesday morning, April 11th, two National Police agents arrived at the home of one of the sons of defender Lilian López, Coordinator of COPINH women and member of the National […]

16 April 2018

#WHRDAlert SYSTEMATIC THREATS AGAINST WOMEN DEFENDERS OF THE SANTA BARBARA ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT (MAS)

National Network of WHRD in Honduras – Defenders Eulogia García and Betty Vásquez, members of the Zacapa Women’s Network and the Santa Barbara Environmental Movement (MAS), together with the Coordinator of the Women’s Network, Sandra Bautista, have once again been subjected to threats by activists of the National Party. Last April 4th, a nationalist activist […]

12 April 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / UPDATE. Prosecution and political prison for defender Aquelina Mejía

Aquelina Mejía Guerra Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Territorial defense Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest; Criminalization; Judicial prosecution; and Political prison THE FACTS – In the context of the State campaign of harassment and persecution against leaders and members of the MADJ, as reported in the #WHRDAlert dated February 22, 2018, defender Aquelina Mejía […]

27 February 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Aquelina Mejía of the MADJ

Aquelina Mejía Guerra Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Territorial defense Attacks experienced Arbitrary arrest, Criminalization THE FACTS – On the morning of Thursday, February 22nd, agents of the National Police and the Police Investigations Division (DPI) broke into the residence of Aquelina Mejía Guerra and her husband Luis García, who was not […]

26 February 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Smear campaign, criminalization and prosecution of territorial defender in the Aguán

María Paula Lainez Rodríguez Organization Campesino Movement of the Aguán (MCA) Activity Territorial defense Attacks experienced Criminalization, judicial prosecution, smear campaign THE FACTS – Territorial defender María Paula Laínez Rodríguez has been imprisoned since last Thursday, February 15th, after being served with an order for her capture issued in 2008 for the alleged offenses of the […]

20 February 2018