Honduras

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Arbitrary retention of vehicle and harassment of Miriam Miranda and OFRANEH members

Miriam Miranda Organization National Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) Actividad Defense of territory and rights of Garifuna people Attacks experienced Arbitrary retention of vehicle; harassment THE FACTS – On Wednesday, January 16th, on the Saba-Racoa highway near Guapinol, military personnel intercepted the vehicle in which defender and OFRANEH Coordinator Miriam Miranda was traveling to Vallecito […]

18 January 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Eviction threat against defenders of the Trinidad Campesino Group in Trujillo, Colón

La Trinidad Campesino Group ActivityDefense of land, territory and natural assets Attack experiencedEviction threat THE FACTS – Anxiety heightens after eviction threats made against wome defenders of the Trinidad Campesina Group located in the town of Trujillo, Colón. Defenders in the area have informed the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras of the […]

11 December 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Judicial harassment of Juana Carranza, territorial defender and CNTC member

Juana Carranza Organization National Field Workers Office (CNTC) Activity Defense of land, territory and natural assets Attacks experienced Criminalization, judicial harassment THE FACTS– Since 2007, defender Juana Carranza, a member of the Reyes Rodríguez Arévalo Campesina Cooperative, affiliated with the Yoro regional branch of the National Field Workers Office (CNTC) in El Progreso, has been subjected […]

20 November 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Campaign of stigmatization, defamation, criminalization and threats against the San Alonso Rodríguez Foundation and its Director in Tocoa, Colón

San Alonso Rodríguez Foundation Activity The right to decent housing, Environmental defense, and the Defense of common goods Attacks experienced Campaign of stigmatization, defamation, criminalization and threats THE FACTS – The social conflict produced in the Bajo Aguán region by state repression and paramilitary violcnce against opponents of the Los Pinares Mining Investment Comany has […]

12 November 2018

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Criminalization, excessive use of force, and paramilitary violence against women defenders of water in the Guapinol encampment

Women defenders of water in Guapinol Organization Municipal Committee in Defense of the Public, Common Goods in Tocoa, Colón Activity Defense of common goods Attacks experienced Criminalization, Excessive use of force, Paramilitary violence THE FACTS – Last Saturday, October 27th, a miitary police contingent of 1,500 troops bearing high-calibre weapons violently and wrongfully evacuated the Guapinol […]

31 October 2018