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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Honduras: Afro-descendant community at risk in Honduras
22 July 2014

Members of an Afro-descendant Garífuna community in north-eastern Honduras, including human rights defender Miriam Miranda, were temporarily ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/009/2014

Honduras: Human rights defender and family at risk: Dina ...
7 July 2014

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation in recent weeks. This harassment ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/008/2014

Honduras: Surveillance and attacks on human rights NGO
18 June 2014

Members of COFADEH, a prominent Honduran human rights organization based in Tegucigalpa, the capital, have reported being the subject of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/007/2014

Honduras: Children's rights defender beaten, detained: José ...
12 May 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a children's rights organization, was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/006/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

Honduran media worker murdered at his home
17 April 2014

On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home, in El Progreso municipality, Honduras. He had been threatened in the past in apparent ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/005/2014

Honduras: Further information: Brother of killed journalist at ...
4 March 2014

Following the killing of Honduran journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal on 7 December, his brother, Mario Argeñal, has become the target of intimidation and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/004/2014

Honduras: Deteriorating human rights situation needs urgent ...
14 February 2014

Amnesty International is increasingly concerned about the human rights situation in Honduras, in particular about human rights violations against human ...

Document       AMR 37/003/2014

Honduras: Sex workers targeted and killed in Honduras
10 January 2014

A transgender sex worker was found dead in San Pedro Sula, northern Honduras on 7 January. Nine killings of sex workers have occurred in the city ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/001/2014

Honduras: Honduran journalist shot and killed: Juan Carlos ...
10 December 2013

On 7 December Honduran journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal was shot and killed by two unidentified men in his house. Honduras is an extremely dangerous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/018/2013