Constitutional Chamber accepts admission of appeal from the Committee in Defense of the Common and Public Goods

PBI-Honduras has posted: “On Tuesday [June 11] we accompanied the Municipal Committee in Defense of Common and Public Goods to the Supreme Court of Justice where they filed a writ of amparo [injunction] against the open town meeting called for today [June 13].” Now, Crtierio.hn reports: “The effects of the Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies Municipal Committee filing injunction against town hall meeting for thermoelectric plant

The Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project has posted: “On Tuesday [June 11] we accompanied the Municipal Committee in Defense of Common and Public Goods to the Supreme Court of Justice where they filed a writ of amparo [injunction] against the open town meeting called for today [June 13]. On repeated occasions, Read more…

PBI-Honduras aware of security situation as protests take place against controversial thermoelectric plant

PBI-Honduras has posted: “On Tuesday [June 11] we accompanied @guapinolre [Guapinol Resists – Municipal Committee in Defense of the Common and Public Goods] to the Supreme Court of Justice where they filed an appeal for protection against the open town meeting convened for today [Thursday June 13]. On several occasions, Read more…

PBI-Honduras visits with National Union of Rural Workers (CNTC) that sees little change in unequal land ownership

The Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project has posted: “[On June 3] we met with Melany Chavarria, general secretary of the CNTC [National Union of Rural Workers] in La Paz. From the CNTC they shared their concerns with us about the little progress regarding land titling and obtaining legal status for peasant Read more…

PBI-Honduras visits Museum Against Forgetting/Oblivion in Amarateca used as torture centre in the 1980s

PBI-Honduras has posted: “Yesterday [June 5] we visited the Museum Against Forgetting in Amarateca, located in a property used as a torture center during the National Security Doctrine in the 1980s, redefining it as a space for memory and reflection. From PBI, we highlight the work of the Committee of Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies LGTBI+ march on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

PBI-Honduras has posted: “Last Friday [May 17] we accompanied the LGTBI+ march in the framework of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. From PBI we show concern for the violence and discrimination that affect the day to day life of LGTBI+ people and we remember the importance Read more…

PBI-Honduras visits with ARCAH that continues to denounce company contaminating the Choluteca River

PBI-Honduras has posted: “Last week we visited @Arcah_hn [the Honduran Alternative for Community and Environmental Vindication] in Aldea Loarque. The community denounced the contamination of the Choluteca River that has affected their health. PBI is concerned about the health of the population and emphasises the organisation’s defence of the environment.” Read more…

PBI-Honduras observes COPINH sit-in following conviction of three in the ‘Fraud on Gualcarque’ case

PBI-Honduras has posted: “The Corruption Sentencing Court has just convicted 3 of the 6 former public officials accused in the ‘Fraud on Gualcarque’ case. We are observing the @COPINHHONDURAS [Civic Council of Grassroots and Indigenous Organizations in Honduras] sit-in, which requested a conviction for the 6 accused people.” COPINH adds Read more…

UNESCO report: At least 749 environmental journalists have been attacked between 2009 and 2023

Photo: At least 210 environmental journalists have experienced legal attacks between 2009 and 2023. That was the experience of Maya Q’eqchi’ journalist Carlos Ernesto Choc in Guatemala. The Guardian reports: “More than 70% of environmental journalists have been attacked for their work since 2009, according to a Unesco report, which Read more…

PBI-Honduras concerned by arbitrary detention of CNTC El Progreso general secretary Lilian Borjas

Photo: Lilian Borjas. PBI-Honduras has posted: “From PBI, we show concern about the arrest of Lilian Borjas, general secretary of the CNTC in El Progreso. We recommend that the international community speak out in solidarity with her. At PBI, we are very aware of your safety and well-being.”     Read more…