Honduras

Maria Felicita Lopez

[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Harassment and death threat against defender María Felícita López

María Felícita López Organization Independent Indigenous Lenca Movement of La Paz, Honduras (MILPAH) Activity Defense of territory and the rights of women and children THE FACTS – On Friday, July 24, unidentified individuals harassed, insulted and threatened the life of the Coordinator of the Independent Indigenous Lenca Movement of La Paz, Honduras, (MILPAH), María Felícita […]

30 July 2020

[WHRD Alert] HONDURAS / Assailants murder LGTBI+ activist Scarleth Cáceres

Scarleth Cáceres Organization LGTB “Arcoiris” (Rainbow) Association of Honduras Activity LGTB Rights THE FACTS – At around 8 pm on Friday, July 10, unknown assailants shot and killed Scarleth Cáceres, defender of the rights of LGBTI+ communities in the La Plazuela barrio of Tegucigalpa. Scarleth was a member of the LGTB Rainbow Association of Honduras, […]

13 July 2020
Sus vidas nuestras vidas

Press Release: “Their Lives are Our Lives”

A Campaign to Support COPINH and OFRANEH The campaign starts on 6 July and includes a week of urgent action More than 100 organizations from around the world will demand that the State of Honduras stop the attacks against COPINH and OFRANEH Human rights defenders and public figures will join the Campaign to support COPINH […]

7 July 2020

Statement of the National Network for Women’s Human Rights in Honduras on the current political crisis.

We are defenders of land and water, common and public resources, health, education, sexuality, and the freedom of body and word. We are defenders of a just and dignified life. We women human rights defenders wish to make it clear that just as some of us are obliged to live behind bars, and must protect […]

6 May 2020

[STATEMENT] International Forum Will Monitor the Human Rights Situation in Honduras During the COVID-19 Emergency

[Americas & Europe, 7 April 2020] – Historically, Honduras has faced profound challenges in guaranteeing human rights. The country is one of the most violent in the world; it has one of the highest rates of perception of corruption, impunity is rampant, and 66% of its population live in conditions of poverty. Against this background, the […]

17 April 2020