COPINH: COMUNICADO A 6 MESES DEL ASESINATO DE LA COORDINADORA GENERAL DE COPINH, BERTA CÁCERES FLORES

See in English El Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras a 6 meses del asesinato de la Coordinadora General de COPINH comunica lo siguiente: – Con el asesinato de quien fungía como Coordinadora General de COPINH, miembra fundadora de esta organización, se ha cometido un crimen contra todo el pueblo Lenca que […]

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Convocatoria a la Jornada “Justicia para Berta YA!” #6mesessinjusticia

See in English Por medio de la presente el Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH) convoca a sus comunidades, a las organizaciones, movimientos sociales y sociedad civil a sumarse a la Jornada de Movilización Artístico, Cultural y Espiritual  “Justicia Para Berta YA” que se desarrollara los días 1, 2 y 3 de septiembre […]

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Honduras, one of the most dangerous countries for human rights defenders – experts warn

Ver en Español GENEVA / WASHINGTON, D.C. (19 August 2016) – Honduras has become one of the most hostile and dangerous countries for human rights defenders, warned today two top United Nations and Inter-American human rights experts. So far this year, at least eight defenders have been killed in the country, according to the Inter-American Commission […]

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The Garifuna People and Their Struggle

The Garifuna people are taking a revolutionary stance in Honduras. The people are a mix of Indigenous Caribbeans and Africans and have been fighting for racial and cultural justice for decades. After the 2009 coup de etat in Honduras, the Garifuna’s role has been pivotal in the resistance movement.

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2016 Olympics: what Rio doesn’t want the world to see

by Johnny Harris on June 27, 2016 The 2016 Olympics are set to begin in just over a month in Rio de Janeiro. As the city prepares to receive an influx of international visitors, it is building new infrastructure and transportation systems to accommodate the surge. But the city is also undergoing another major project: […]

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7 Years Since Honduras Coup – Forced Migration & Solidarity

Today, Tuesday, June 28th marked 7 years since the U.S.-backed military coup in Honduras. It’s been nearly four months since Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home for the powerful organizing she carried out with COPINH to protect Indigenous territories. But two weeks ago, H.R.5474, the “Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act,” was introduced […]

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