Honduras

WORDS ALSO HAVE THE POWER TO EMBRACE, AND IN THE NETWORK, THE WOMEN OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA EMBRACE EACH OTHER AND STRUGGLE TOGETHER

We fill the bomb crater And sow our land again And sing again Because life will never be conquered (anonymous Vietnamese poem) National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Today we wish to send words of memory, tenderness and indignation to our feminist comrades and to the people of Nicaragua. We feel […]

22 October 2018

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA, HONDURAS / Stigmatization campaign and obstacles to exercising the right to defend the rights of Dunia Montoya and participants in Migrant Caravan

Dunia Montoya Activity The right to justice; the right to information and freedom of expression Attacks experienced Stigmatization campaign; obstacles to excercising the right to defend rights THE FACTS – Dunia Montoya’s profession is journalism. Due to a number of attacks she has suffered and the specific situation of risk that she faces due to her […]

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization and eviction threats against defenders of right to water in Tocoa, Colón

Miriam Janeth Mejía Cruz and Lourdes Elizabeth Gómez Rodas Organization Municipal Defense Committee of Public Communal Assets in Tocoa, Colón Activity Defense of communal assets Attacks Criminalization THE FACTS – According to information available to the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, as of September 13th, an arrest warrant has existed for eighteen […]

9 October 2018

HONDURAS / Pronouncement of National Defender Network: Justice for Margarita Murillo and Macarena Valdés

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – The month of August is a very important month for indigenous and campesina women who work the land. It is harvest time of the basic grains, of corn and beans, which are central to our food culture. It is also a month when we are […]

24 September 2018

HONDURAS / Pronouncement: the National Defender Network greets the mobilization of Convergence against Continusim.

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – We of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras are delighted to greet the mobilization this August 30th in the capital city of Honduras. Along with other women and men in the country, we protest the illegality and illegitimacy of those who […]