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We are defending the land with our blood: Defenders of the land, territory and environment in Honduras and Guatemala

An insidious wave of threats, bogus charges, smear campaigns, attacks and killings of environmental and land activists in recent months…

August 29, 2016

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Attacks on the rise in Honduras and Guatemala, the world’s deadliest countries for environmental activists

An insidious wave of threats, bogus charges, smear campaigns, attacks and killings of environmental and land activists in recent months…

August 29, 2016

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Lack of transparency in Honduras in handling of Indigenous leader’s murder puts enquiry in jeopardy

The arrest of four suspects in the murder of human rights defender Berta Cáceres in Honduras raise a number of…

May 3, 2016

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Deep failures in investigation into Honduras activist’s killing put many at risk

The catalogue of failures in the investigation into the death of a prominent Indigenous leader last week exposes the Honduran…

March 8, 2016

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Brutal murder of indigenous leader in Honduras a tragedy waiting to happen

The brutal killing of a vocal indigenous leader in Honduras paints a terrifying picture of the dangers faced by human…

March 3, 2016

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Amnesty International’s Annual State of the World Report Slams Governments, Including the U.S., for Global Assault on Freedoms

On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his…

February 22, 2016

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Amnesty International State of the World 2015-2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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Your rights in jeopardy, global assault on freedoms, warns Amnesty International

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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State of the World 2014/2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up…

February 25, 2015

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Amnesty USA Calls On President Obama and Central American Leaders to Protect Human Rights of Migrant Children

President Obama met with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to discuss the ongoing crisis at the…

July 25, 2014

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Annual Report: Honduras 2013

Republic of Honduras Head of state and government Porfirio Lobo Sosa Human rights defenders continued to be threatened, attacked and…

May 20, 2013

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10th Global Letter-Writing Marathon Begins December 5th

Between December 5th and 16th, Amnesty International will host its 10th global letter writing marathon, inviting human rights supporters to…

December 5, 2012