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On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home in El Progreso. He had been threatened in the past for working on projects for the promotion of human rights and social justice.
After the murder of his brother on 7 December, Mario Argeñal, has become the target of intimidation and harassment for speaking publicly about the incident and demanding justice.
A transgender sex worker was killed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on 7 January. Nine similar killings have occurred in the city since December. Investigations into these attacks are imperative.
Three Honduran indigenous leaders face unfounded charges in relation to their actions as human rights defenders. If they are imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of consci...