Honduras

Truthout Report: How the US Imposes the Worst of its Prison Paradigm Abroad

Nasim Chatha (AfGJ Prison Imperialism Coordinator) for Truthout : Leer en español aqui.  The new federal penitentiary in Santa Barbara, Honduras, occupies a strip of land between a highway and cloudy, forested hills. “El Pozo,” or The Pit, as it’s known, is surrounded by barbed wire and has two additional checkpoints beyond the first gate.…

Healing from the Trauma of Torture

By Carol Marujo The gang of criminals herded the family of ten into the home to watch as they forced the grandmother to kneel on the floor and shot a bullet into her head. The illegitimate government of Honduras used gangs to terrorize the people who resisted after the 2009 military coup d’état. Not surprisingly,…

Urgent: Calls needed to stop violent repression in Honduras

REPRESSION AGAINST COPINH RIGHT NOW! Alert from the Honduras Solidarity Network   In this very moment (2pm CST October 20th, 2016), in response to the mass march led by the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), the Honduran militarized “Tigres” police force (supported by financing from the United States) has unleashed…

Register for AfGJ’s National Call: What’s Going on In Honduras & the Importance of International Solidarity and Human Right accompaniment

Thurs, May 26 4:30pm PT / 7:30pm ET Register Here Ever since a popular president was overthrown by a US supported military coup the majority working and farming population of Honduras have been under severe attack by the oligarchy controlled Honduran Government, and their military and paramilitary thugs. This worsening horror is taking place under…

Berta Cáceres: Indigenous leader one more victim of US-approved coup in Honduras

The Alliance for Global Justice is outraged that almost seven years after the Obama White House and Clinton State Department supported a military coup in Honduras to oust its democratically elected president Manuel Zelaya, Hondurans continue to be killed for political reasons. This time it is our friend and indefatigable indigenous rights and environmental activist,…

Webinar on Honduras and Solidarity: Sign up now!

Repression and Resistance–Violence and Migration–Imperialism and Solidarity The Honduras Solidarity Network in North America invites you to participate in an educational webinar and conversation about solidarity with Honduras and the role of the US and multinational corporations in the region.  January 17, 2016 Register Now In June 2009 a military coup overthrew an elected government…

If We Want to Save the World – An Internationalist Declaration

The same imperialism that has caused so much damage to the Global South today continues expanding and threatening the whole planet. Consequently, the struggle for climate justice has converted into a struggle for the liberation of all workers, peasants, indigenous and ecosystems. The struggle against Empire is a struggle to save life on Earth. (Originally…