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Armed Men Break In to STIBY’s Center in San Pedro Sula Wounding One Person

May 26, 2010

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The Committee of the Families of the Disappeared Detainees in Honduras, COFADEH, urgently alert the national and international community of the serious events which occurred this afternoon against the Union of Workers in the Beverage Industry (STYBS). 1. COFADEH received the report of this at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2010: armed men dressed in […]

CODEH: Extrajudicial killings during coup d’état and curfew

May 25, 2010

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The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Honduras (CODEH), to the international community and the people of Honduras, denounces the following: 1 .- MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED homicides occurred during the days of illegitimate and illegal curfew, which includes minors and women. During the time of these killings, the army and the police […]

New threats to campesinos in Aguán

May 24, 2010

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Communiqué from the National Front of Resistance in the Department of Colon, Aguan Valley, Honduras, to the Honduran people and human rights organizations at the national and international level: 1. On Tuesday May 18th of the current year, the military commanders of the National Preventative Police, the Puerto Castilla naval base, the Fifteenth Battallion, representatives […]

COPINH and resistance member assassinated

May 21, 2010

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The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH, denounce the assassination of Olayo Hernandez Sorto, 37, id the community of Pueblo Viejo, member of COPINH, and comunal secretary of the Popular Resistance Front against the coup d’ state of the community of Pueblo Viejo, Colomoncagua Municipality, Department of Intibucá. Our friend Olayo […]

IACHR Concerned about Human Rights Violations in Honduras

May 19, 2010

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May 19, 2010 — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) visited Honduras May 15-18 to follow up on its on-site visit of August 2009 and its report Honduras: Human Rights and the Coup d’État. The delegation was composed of IACHR Chair Felipe González, First Vice-Chair Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Executive Secretary Santiago A. […]

Hunger Strike Against Impunity

May 19, 2010

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The Association of Judges for Democracy (AJD) come before the citizens of Honduras and the international community to manifest the following: The Judges of the Supreme Court decided May 5, 2010 to arbitrarily dismiss Judges Chévez Luis Alonzo de la Rocha, Ramon Enrique Barrios, Guillermo López Adam Lone, and the Judge’s Tirza Carmen Flores Lanza, […]

Rule of law in danger after justice officials unfairly dismissed

May 15, 2010

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Honduras’ new leaders will be judged by whether they can rise to the challenge of upholding the rule of law and building public faith in the independence of the judiciary, after four judges and a public attorney were removed from their posts, apparently for the sole reason of having been critical of the 28 June […]