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Honduras Human Rights

In Honduras, Leaving the Weapons at Home

Gustavo Payan | Posted 08.15.2014 | World
Gustavo Payan

Often in the headlines for its sky-high homicide rate-close to 90 homicides per 100,000 residents -- Honduras is a country where despair is measured by the lives lost to violence every day.

Honduran Police Accused Of Running Death Squads

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- At least five times in the last few months, members of a Honduras street gang were killed or went missing just after run-ins ...

'Chronic Pattern Of Human Rights Abuses'

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 03.18.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- The operation was quick and under the cover of night. Armed, masked men arrived in late-model SUVs, getting through the gate...

Killing the Messenger: Attacks Rise on Women Human Rights Defenders

Laura Carlsen | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Laura Carlsen

Women human rights defenders are not only targeted by the interests they confront. They are often abandoned -- or worse, attacked -- by governments and sometimes by their own communities and families.