#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

OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras urges UN and IACHR Rapporteurs on Human Rights Defenders to demand an end to State violence and repression in the post-electoral context in Honduras

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER  Mesoamerica January 31, 2018 – More than a thousand women human rights defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua who make up the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras), are writing to you to express our concern over the grave situation of State repression and violence and the […]

2 February 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Military police repress and wound Elsa Corea in the context of the National Strike

Elsa Corea Organization Lawyers Network of Southern Honduras Activity The right to access to justice Attack experienced Repression of the right to protest, Wounds THE FACTS – The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras reports that the attorney Elsa Corea was repressed with blows from a club by agents of the Military Defense […]

24 January 2018

#WHRDAlertHONDURAS / Stop the repression associated with the National Strike against electoral fraude

In the context of the  National Strike called by the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship to reject the electoral fraude perpetrated last November 26th, in which the re-election of current president Juan Orlando Hernández was imposed: We demand that the government of Honduras guarantee the legítimate right to protest of the Honduran people, as well as the security and integrity […]

STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Defending in order to Live and Live Well. November 29th. International Women Defender Day

Defending in order to Live and Live Well November 29th. International Women Defender Day The women human rights defenders in Honduras would love to send you all greetings full of happiness, struggle and energy on a day like today in windy November. Nevertheless, the patriarchal, capitalista system that has turned Honduras into a territory of […]

15 December 2017