Tag: Honduras

Stop the Genocide! Garífuna Land Defenders Fight Against State-Sanctioned Violence in Honduras

More than eight months after the kidnapping of four young land defenders from the Garífuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz, in northern Honduras, their whereabouts are still unknown. In a recent statement, the local organization OFRANEH (Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras) issued a denunciation saying that the State of Honduras is committing genocide against the Garífuna people, with the aim of achieving their definitive displacement. We discussed this situation with César Benedith, member of OFRANEH, community leader and former president of the Triunfo de la Cruz Community Board.

Hondurans Demand Answers after Abduction of Land Defenders

The kidnapping of four indigenous community leaders and activists by police in Honduras has sparked nationwide protests demanding answers for their disappearance. The murder and abduction of indigenous land defenders in Honduras has increased dramatically in recent years, especially since the U.S.-backed coup of 2009.

NYC: Refugee Caravan Solidarity Rally

On Saturday afternoon, about a hundred people gathered in New York City’s Union Square to express solidarity with the migrant caravan walking towards the US’s southern border.

Open the Borders for the Migrant Caravan

About 10,000 people are in transit from the south of Mexico. They are fleeing poverty and violence in their countries of origin to try to reach the United States, while Trump continues to spout xenophobic threats, and face deportation and repression by the Central American and Mexican governments. We must reach out in solidarity to our migrant brothers.

Stop the Genocide! Garífuna Land Defenders Fight Against State-Sanctioned Violence in Honduras

More than eight months after the kidnapping of four young land defenders from the Garífuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz, in northern Honduras, their whereabouts are still unknown. In a recent statement, the local organization OFRANEH (Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras) issued a denunciation saying that the State of Honduras is committing genocide against the Garífuna people, with the aim of achieving their definitive displacement. We discussed this situation with César Benedith, member of OFRANEH, community leader and former president of the Triunfo de la Cruz Community Board.

Hondurans Demand Answers after Abduction of Land Defenders

The kidnapping of four indigenous community leaders and activists by police in Honduras has sparked nationwide protests demanding answers for their disappearance. The murder and abduction of indigenous land defenders in Honduras has increased dramatically in recent years, especially since the U.S.-backed coup of 2009.

NYC: Refugee Caravan Solidarity Rally

On Saturday afternoon, about a hundred people gathered in New York City’s Union Square to express solidarity with the migrant caravan walking towards the US’s southern border.

Open the Borders for the Migrant Caravan

About 10,000 people are in transit from the south of Mexico. They are fleeing poverty and violence in their countries of origin to try to reach the United States, while Trump continues to spout xenophobic threats, and face deportation and repression by the Central American and Mexican governments. We must reach out in solidarity to our migrant brothers.