Honduras

#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 […]

24 May 2018

#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

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Threats, insults and community exclusion against Ángela Murillo, of the MADJ

Ángela Murillo Organization Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice (MADJ) Activity Defense of the land, territory and environment Attack experienced Threats, verbal attacks, community exclusion THE FACTS – Ángela Murillo, of the San Francisco tribe in Locomapa, Yoro, and member of the National Driving Group of the MADJ, is now targetted with threats and community exclusion […]

26 April 2018

#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