Honduras

Witness for Peace delegations contextualize the ongoing post-coup human rights crisis through meetings with organizations and individuals from across Honduran society, including:

  • Organizations that focus on disappeared persons
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous rights organizations, including representatives of the Lenca and Garifuna communities, among others
  • Women’s rights organizations
  • Social justice movements
  • Organizations dedicated to combatting the epidemic of urban violence and impunity
  • Business leaders
  • Agricultural collectives
  • Leaders of the LGBTQ movement
  • Journalists and media organizations
  • Religious leaders
  • Labor unions

Delegations travel throughout the country to meet with communities that have faced repression by U.S.-trained and funded military and police forces.

Latest Updates on Honduras

At a Barricade in San Pedro Sula

by John Walsh On December 18th, the day after the election authorities of Honduras declared the incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernández the winner of the November 26 vote - a result few people outside of his party accept - Honduran human rights defenders took me...

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