Honduras

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / Assailants kill Mirna Teresa Suazo, community leader and Garifuna territorial defender

Mirna Teresa Suazo Martínez Activity Community leader and defender of the Garifuna territory Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Sunday, September 8, Garifuna territorial defender Mirna Teresa Suazo Martínez was murdered by unidentified assailants who arrived on a motorcycle at the restaurant that she owned in the Masca community, where they shot and killed her. […]

10 September 2019

[CALL TO ACTION] #DefendamosVallecito: Solidarity and engagement with the Garífuna community of Vallecito and OFRANEH

The people of the liberated community of Vallecito / Faya and the Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH) are suffering from an aggravation of the already delicate situation of violence that they have historically faced to build and defend a life and coexistence model different from the prevailing one. Vallecito is a community located in the […]

30 August 2019

#WHRDAlert HONDURAS / New death threats, intimidation and harassment against Rosalina Domínguez of COPINH

Rosalina Domínguez Organization COPINH Activity Defense of the land, territory and natural assets Attacks Death threats, intimidation, harassment THE FACTS – On Wednesday night, July 31st, ex DESA employees threatened Rio Blanco community leader Rosalina Domínguez with a machete when she was returning to her home with a comrade and 2 girls. According to information provided […]

2 August 2019

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: “More women in Santa Barbara Environmental Movement (MAS)”

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Betty Vasquez tells us that they now have a majority of women in the organization and that many of the local councils are led by sisters. It’s no coincidence that Betty leads the organization that she and other women and men founded, the Santa Barbara […]