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Updated 07/21/2008

Honduran Human Rights Organizations and Resources

Organizations

Comité de Familiares de Detenidos-Desaparecidos en Honduras—Committee of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared in Honduras (in Spanish)


Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de Honduras—Web site of the Honduran National Human Rights Commisioner (in Spanish)


Centro de Derechos de Mujeres—Center for Women's Rights (in Spanish)


Centro de Investigación y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos—Center for the Investigation and Promotion of Human Rights (in Spanish)


Centro de Prevención, Tratamiento y Rehabilitación de las Víctimas de la Tortura y sus Familiares—Center for the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Their Families (in Spanish)


C-Libre, Comité por la Libre Expresión—Committee for the Freedom of Expression (in Spanish)


Fundación Democracia sin Fronteras—Democracy Without Frontiers Foundation
 


Government and NGO Reports


 

In Search of Hidden Truths, An Interim Report on Declassification by the National Commissioner for Human Rights in Honduras. Leo Valladares Lanza and Susan C. Peacock; Sept. 2, 1996. 


The Facts Speak for Themselves, the Preliminary Report on Disappearances of the National Commissioner for the Protection of Human Rights in Honduras. Leo Valladares Lanza; July 1994.


“Department of State 1988 Human Rights Reports.” U.S. Department of State; 1989. 


“Honduras Human Rights Practices, 1993.” U.S. Department of State; Jan. 31, 1994. 


“Honduras Human Rights Practices, 1994.” U.S. Department of State; March 1995. 


“Honduras Human Rights Practices, 1995.” U.S. Department of State; March 1996. 


“Honduras Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; January 30, 1997. 


“Honduras Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1997.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; January 30, 1998. 


“Honduras Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1998.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; February 26, 1999.  


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 1999.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; Feb. 23, 2000.  


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2000.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; Feb. 23, 2001. 


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2001.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; March 4, 2002. 


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 2002.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; March 31, 2003. 


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 2003.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; Feb. 25, 2004.  


“Honduras: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 2004.” Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State; Feb. 28, 2005.  


"’Disappearances’ in Honduras: A wall of silence and indifference.” Amnesty International; April 30, 1992. 


“Honduras: Still waiting for justice.” Amnesty International; April 1, 1998. 


“Honduras: The beginning of the end of impunity?” Amnesty International; May 31, 1995. 


“Honduras: Continued Struggle Against Impunity.” Amnesty International; March 27, 1996. 


“United States of America: A Safe Haven for Torturers.” Amnesty International; 2002. (discusses torturers from around the world, including Honduras, who took up residence in the United States) 


Velasquez Rodriguez Case, Judgment of July 29, 1988, Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Ser. C) No. 4 (1988). 


Juan Humberto Sánchez Case, Judgment of June 7, 2003, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, (Ser. C) No. 99.  


“Perspective Series: Honduras: Update on Human Rights Conditions.” INS Resource Information Center; September 2000.




Related Books and Films

"El Porvenir," directed by MISF Associate Producer Oscar Estrada

"Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras," by Adrienne Pine

"Predatory States: Operation Condor and Covert War in Latin America," by J. Patrice McSherry

"When States Kill: Latin America, the U.S. and Technologies of Terror," Cecilia Menjívar and Néstor Rodríguez, eds.