Human Rights

News pertaining to human rights issues in Honduras.

Honduran Farmers File Class Action Law Suit in the USA

Honduran Farmers File Class Action Law Suit in the USA

A group of Honduran farmers embroiled in a long-running land rights dispute has accused the World Bank’s private sector arm of “knowingly profiting from the financing of murder” as it extended millions of dollars in loans to one of the country’s largest landowners. In a class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday in the US District Court […]

Honduras Environmental Activist Nelson Garcia Murdered days after Berta Caceres

Honduras Environmental Activist Nelson Garcia Murdered days after Berta Caceres

Another indigenous activist has been murdered in Honduras amid an escalating wave of repression against the relatives and colleagues of renowned campaigner Berta Cáceres, who was murdered less than two weeks ago. Nelson García, 38, an active member of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras (Copinh) was killed on Tuesday after […]

Journalist David Romero Ellner Sentenced to 10 Years in Honduras for Defamation

Journalist David Romero Ellner Sentenced to 10 Years in Honduras for Defamation

A Honduras judge has sentenced television host and ex-legislator David Romero Ellner to 10 years in prison for defamation of the wife of a prosecutor. David Romero Ellner is the director of Radio Globo and Globo TV. His sentence was for defaming Sonia Inez Galvez Ferrari, the wife of prosecutor Rigoberto Cuellar. Romero Ellner will […]

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