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The DEA and the Return of the Death Squads

June 27, 2012

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by GREG McCAIN The US is once again hell bent on establishing death squads in its militarization of Central America. This is a stark reminder of the 1980s when Ronald Reagan and Ollie North were funding the contras with drug money, but now it is reinforced with lessons learned in terrorizing the people of Iraq […]

Three years of Resistance to the Coup in Honduras

June 27, 2012

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Contact:(English o Español):  Michael Bass (San Francisco) , Victoria Cervantes (Chicago) (312) 259-504, Honduras Solidarity Network: honsolnet@gmail.com More than 30 organizations in the United States belonging to the Honduran Solidarity Network (HSN) are organizing national actions the week of June 28th in commemoration of the June 28, 2009 Honduran coup – its martyrs, and the ongoing peoples’ movements in […]

CPJ condemns attacks against Honduran journalists

May 12, 2012

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New York, May 10, 2012–The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about a recent wave of violence and intimidation against journalists in Honduras, including the abduction of a radio journalist and two attacks on television journalists. “A climate of unrelenting hostility toward Honduran journalists is restricting the flow of news and eroding citizens’ right […]

Our Hope Is in Our Struggle: Reclaiming Land and Life in Honduras

May 8, 2012

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By Lauren Elliott and Beverly Bell, Other Worlds | Report “Land, well, it’s our first mother. For us farmers, we don’t have life without land. That’s the reason we’re in this struggle.” – Consuelo Castillo In Honduras, as in most places, the government and the wealthy treat land as a commodity. In pursuit of the profits it […]

International Accompaniers in Honduras receive Death Threats

April 30, 2012

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The Committee of the Families of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) and the Honduras Accompaniment Project (PROAH) would like to express our concern at the death threats received by members of PROAH, an international organization that provides accompaniment for human rights defenders at risk in Honduras. On the 26th of April in the […]

Honduras: Human Rights Journalist Threatened, Dina Meza

April 24, 2012

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Dina Meza, a Honduran journalist and human rights activist, has received a series of threats of sexual violence against her in recent weeks. Her safety is at risk. Dina Meza reports on human rights issues for the website Defenders Online (Defensores en Linea). She is also a human rights activist with the Committee of the […]

Two Activists Receive Death Threats

February 27, 2012

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Two human rights activists in the Lower Aguán region in Honduras received a death threat on 22 February. Wilfredo Paz is the spokesperson of the Permanent Observatory of Human Rights in the Aguán (Observatorio Permanente de Derechos Humanos del Aguán), a group that monitors human rights violations in the Aguán region. He is also a […]