Honduras

PRONOUNCEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country. With regards to a date designated by indigenous peoples, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has […]

12 August 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Agression and abuse of authority against journalist and rights defender Kency Gissel Grandez Durón, of C-Libre

Kency Gissel Grandez Durón Organization Committee for Free Expresssion (C-Libre) Activity Defense of the right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Abuse of power, excessive use of force, restriction of the right to inform THE FACTS – On Wednesday, July 1st, while she was covering a protest of the University Student Movement against fuel […]

3 August 2018

STATEMENT / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: Nine years of coup and resistance

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – For the last nine years the most basic conditions for a free, respectable life for women in Honduras have continually been dismantled, thereby affecting all the people who live in the territory and their history. For the last nine years, the few basic rights won […]

20 July 2018

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