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Honduras: Human rights defenders threatened
30 April 2012

Four members of a prominent human rights organization in Honduras have recently been attacked, threatened and harassed. Their lives are in danger ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/007/2012

Honduras: Human rights journalist threatened: Dina Meza
18 April 2012

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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/006/2012

Amnesty International | Honduras urged to tackle prison ...
30 March 2012

Honduran authorities must urgently tackle chronic problems in their prisons, Amnesty International said after at least 13 inmates were killed in the latest ...

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Honduras urged to tackle prison turmoil after riots leave 13 ...
30 March 2012

The prisoners died during unrest in San Pedro Sula prison after fighting broke out and a fire started inside the overcrowded jail.

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Honduras: Honduras set to ban emergency contraceptive
28 March 2012

Honduras is on the verge of becoming the only country in the world that criminalises the emergency contraceptive pill due to a Supreme Court ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/005/2012

Honduras: Journalist threatened: Mavis Ethel Cruz
8 March 2012

Journalist Mavis Ethel Cruz has received a telephone death threat at her home in Honduras. Her life is in danger.

Urgent Action       AMR 37/004/2012

Honduras: Two Honduran activists receive death threat
27 February 2012

Two human rights activists in the Lower Aguán region in Honduras received a death threat on 22 February.

Urgent Action       AMR 37/003/2012

Amnesty International | Honduras urged to investigate prison ...
15 February 2012

The Honduran authorities must urgently instigate a thorough and impartial investigation into a fire at Comayagua prison that has reportedly left more ...

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Honduras urged to investigate prison fire deaths | Amnesty ...
15 February 2012

More than 300 people have died in a fire at Comayagua prison in Honduras, underscoring the urgent need for prison reform.

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Honduras: Death threats against Honduran Journalist: Gilda ...
26 January 2012

Honduran journalist Gilda Silvestrucci has received death threats by phone. In recent weeks she has been campaigning for justice for Honduran journalists ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/002/2012