News Update

Wed, 2014-10-01

In an op-ed piece in the Washington Post, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton admits to supporting the pro-coup sectors in Honduras, after the military overthrew the government of President Zelaya in June 2009; Clinton lies about why Zelaya was ousted.

Fri, 2014-09-26

On the fifth anniversary of the murder of Adolfo Ich, the shooting-paralyzing of German Chub and the wounding of at least seven other Mayan Qeqchi men by armed security guards working for Hudbay Minerals and CGN ...

Fri, 2014-09-26

Commemorate Political Murder of Mayan Q'eqchi' Community Leader, Adolfo Ich, Killed by Security Guards Hired by Hudbay Minerals/CGN

Thu, 2014-09-18

Rights Action is raising US$1,750 to help fund the Commemoration Activities of the Mayan Qeqchi people in El Estor, Guatemala, struggling for justice for crimes, repression and illegal evictions caused directly and indirectly by Hudbay Minerals and CGN

Wed, 2014-09-17

A summary of organizations, individuals and projects that Rights Action has supported this year. Rights Action receives funds from individual donors and foundations, including: UNIFOR Social Justice Fund, FPSE International Solidarity Fund, Tikva Grassroots Empowerment Fund, Cut Foundation, Agostino Foundation. Thank-you all very much.

Wed, 2014-09-17

Huffington Post article on the desperate situation of women and girls fleeing the exploitation, poverty, repression and violence (including rape), corruption and impunity in Guatemala and Honduras.

Thu, 2014-09-11

"Murder and Migration in Honduras" is a 14 minute VICE News report on poverty, exploitation, violence and repression, and what the U.S.- and Canadian-backed military coup in 2009 has to do with this extremely harsh situation.

Action Report

Commemorate Political Murder of Mayan Q'eqchi' Community Leader, Adolfo Ich, Killed by Security Guards Hired by Hudbay Minerals/CGN

Urgent Action

On the fifth anniversary of the murder of Adolfo Ich, the shooting-paralyzing of German Chub and the wounding of at least seven other Mayan Qeqchi men by armed security guards working for Hudbay Minerals and CGN ...

Video

Este documental, de Frauke Sandig y Enrico Black, acompaña a seis jóvenes maya en su vida cotidiana, sus ceremonias y su resistencia frente a los peligros que acechan a su cultura y su entorno. Narra sus historias que no sólo son personales y entrañables, sino que constantemente se sumergen en temas universales.

Documents

Fri, 2013-10-04
Document Type: PDF

Over 185 days have passed in which the Lenca indigenous communities of the Rio Blanco region of Intibuca, Honduras have blocked an access road built into the intended construction site for the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam on the Gualcarque River. Desarrollos Energeticos, SA (DESA), plans to build the dam, and is pushing the project through with violence and intimidation, while attempting to criminalize land rights defenders with baseless charges.