Honduras

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Activist Aleyda Huete arbitrarily arrested and criminalized during Covid-19 curfew

Aleyda Huete Organization Bastión del sur (Southern Bastion) Activity Social, economic and political rights THE FACTS – On Tuesday morning, March 17, National Police agents arbitrarily arrested defender Aleyda Huete in her home and took her to the offices of the Choluteca Police Bureau of Investigations. A few hours later, a judge released her on […]

19 March 2020

Informational newsletter, January 31, 2020: Honduran Network develops Seminar for Analysis of National Situation

“The reconstruction of history shows that women have only made social conquests when and where there have been conscious women struggling and taking the lead in these conquests.” On Wednesday, January 29, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras (RNDDH), developed its first Seminar for the Analysis of the National Situation, a […]

28 February 2020

Marcala speaks out against extractivism and declares the town free of mining and power plants

“It is the cry of nature, the tears of the forest that keep us here,” says member of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders. National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Last Saturday, February 15, townspeople from Marcala, La Paz, participated in the Second Open Environmental Town Hall Meeting, in […]

Human rights organizations back OHCHR report on highly serious human rights violations in Honduras.

In a public statement issued last February 14, a group of national and international organizations monitoring the human rights situation in Honduras, voiced our support for the report entitled Responsibility for human rights violations committed during 2017 elections in Honduras: Advances and Challenges, which was presented last January 22 by the Honduran Office of the […]

Human rights organizations recognize OHCHR’s work in Honduras

Last January 23rd, dozens of organizations that make up the Coalition against Impunity and Convergence against Continuance, among them the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders, held a press conference to express support and recognition for the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, OHCHR, in response to its Report on Human […]

3 February 2020