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Father Fausto Milla and his assistant flee Honduras

July 12, 2011

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The death threats against Father Fausto Milla, a commissioner with the Commission of Truth, and his assistant Denia Mejía have escalated recently, resulting in their decision to leave the county this Friday. They said good-bye to fellow Hondurans during a press conference at the Committee of Families of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH). […]

Commission of Truth denounces threats against its Commissioner Fr. Fausto Milla

June 30, 2011

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Fr. Milla explained that he has received death threats by phone which ceased when he placed a caller identification feature on his phone. In a press conference on Tuesday, June 28th, the Commission of Truth denounced the threats against one of its Commissioners, Fr. Fausto Milla and his assistant, Denia Mejía. Commissioners Craig Scott, from […]

HONDURAS: Democracy cannot be built on top of Impunity

April 7, 2011

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Exclusive Interview with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel Giorgio Trucchi – Rel-UITA* The need to clarify human rights violations during the coup, break the circle of impunity in Honduras as well as the threat that the rupture of constitutional order signifies for Latin America and the role of United States in this context are some of the […]

Honduras: the Human Rights Emergency Continues

April 1, 2011

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Before the brief pause today, Thursday, March 31, due to discussions between the National Congress and the leadership of the Federation of Teachers’ Organizations of Honduras (FOMH), the citizenry suffered from the worst period of violations of their human rights. A state of emergency, without a doubt, implicating the police and army of the defacto […]

Platform for Human Rights in Honduras condemns the violation of human rights against the country’s population, through actions by judicial and law enforcement authorities

March 29, 2011

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To the national and international community, we express the following: 1. Miriam Miranda, President of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH), was subjected to trauma, terror and illegal detention. 2. The Assassination of Professor ILSE RODRIGUEZ VELASQUEZ, one week earlier in the teachers’ protest in the capital [Tegucigalpa]. 3. The assault on human rights […]

Commission of the Truth in San Pedro Sula bombed

March 25, 2011

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The Committee of the Families of Detained and Disappeared of Honduras informs the national and international community that at 2:10 pm this afternoon, the office of the COMMISSION OF TRUTH in San Pedro Sula was attacked when an explosive artifact was thrown onto the roof, opening a hole in it. The regional Coordinator of this […]

Repression continues: 26 detained, 6 minors among them

March 24, 2011

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Repression continued again today in Honduras. The Committee of the Families of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras (COFADEH) has just called requesting urgent action on behalf of 26 people  who are being detained.  Six minors are detained at the police station Core 7.    Twenty others are being detained at the Posta de Manchen.  […]