News Update

Mon, 2016-08-22

The U.S. elections will bring no change to on-going U.S. endorsed and supported exploitation and repression, corruption and impunity in Honduras & Guatemala, two of the most violent, unjust countries in the Americas.  Our work and struggle continue, unabated, supporting courageous community based organizations in both countries.

Thu, 2016-08-18

“It [is] standard practice for the police and military to be involved in the “repression and killing” of opposition leaders, union organizers, and activists. The victims tend to be people from diverse social and economic strata. The principal characteristic they have in common is that they represent a threat or an obstacle to governmental or business interests.”

Thu, 2016-08-18

"Father Melo" wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop turning a blind eye to human rights abuses in Honduras.

Sat, 2016-08-06
Tue, 2016-07-26

 This is summary of most grassroots funding to principal partner organizations and individuals.  Rights Action disperses funds and grants to other partner groups as well in other countries.

Sat, 2016-07-23

Audio recorded by Warwick Fry (Latin Radical), June 9, 2016, in the office of OFRANEH in Sambo Creek, during a Rights Action / Mir Peace Centre delegation to Honduras, June 4-12, 2016.  Translation to english by Grahame Russell of Rights Action.

Sat, 2016-07-23

The murder of the environmental activist and indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras in March came as a shock.

Highlights

Funds are needed to support Berta’s family as they respond to this political crime/crisis situation and demand justice for the assassination of Berta and wounding of Mexican Gustavo Castro; and to support COPINH’s work for justice in this case, and their long-term work for territorial defense and indigenous rights, and fundamental transformation and change in Honduras.

Urgent Action

 This is summary of most grassroots funding to principal partner organizations and individuals.  Rights Action disperses funds and grants to other partner groups as well in other countries.

Video

Rights Action recommends this 13 minute film, showing just how repressive, oppressive and desperate the situation in Honduras is, ever since the military coup in June 2009...  ... and just how brave so many women are.

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.