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Honduras: Probe Charges of Police Brutality

April 8, 2011

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Reports of Beatings, Other Abuses Against Teachers’ Union Protests (Washington, DC) – Honduran authorities should conduct a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation into allegations of excessive use of force by police to disperse teachers union demonstrations in Honduras and prosecute anyone found responsible, Human Rights Watch said today. Since mid-March 2011, demonstrations by teachers’ unions […]

Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

March 25, 2011

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Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras (COFADEH), Equipo de Reflexión, Investigación de la Compañía de Jesús (ERIC), Centro de los Derechos de las Mujeres (CDM) Countries: Honduras Topics: Human Rights Defenders Earlier this month, Honduran schoolteachers joined in protest in the streets of Tegucigalpa to […]

FNPR: Letter to OAS on continued repression in Honduras

April 5, 2010

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Tegucigalpa, April 5, 2010 Mr. José Miguel Insulza Secretary of the Organization of American States, OAS Washington, DC Mr. Secretary General: We members of the National Front of Popular Resistance of the Honduras Republic, are an organization that brings together the most representative social sectors in the country: unions, farmers, teachers, students, intellectuals, artists, religious […]

The worsening of violent events in Bajo Aguán must be prevented

March 24, 2010

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Joint communique by CDM-CIPRODEH-CODEH-COFADEH-CPTRT-FIAN, March 24, 2010 The Platform for Human Rights went on a delegation to find about the conditions of violence in the Aguán Valley and of those living in rural community households of the Unified Peasant Movement of Aguán (MUCA). The delegation visited the Concepción, Aurora, Confianza and Camarones cooperatives located on […]

Joint Platform for Human Rights in the Lower Aguan conflict

March 16, 2010

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Joint communique by CDM-CIPRODEH-CODEH-COFADEH-CPTRT-FIAN. The violence generated in Aguán is the product of a structural problem that has not been solved in Honduras and an expression of the need for profound changes in the country so that most of the population can effectively and fully enjoy their human rights. Since the coup political-business-military executed on […]