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A recent investigation by the anti-poverty advocacy organization Oxfam reveals how the ... and human rights defenders caught in the companies' supply chains. ... well as restrictions on activities of civil society organizations,” Oxfam explained, ... Across the world, from Indonesia to Honduras, environmental ...
The Honduran Navy held the 2017 Central American and ... Other Honduran institutions, such as the Army, the Air Force, the FNH's Naval ... with strict adherence to human rights,” said Honduran Navy Captain ... The aid effort had support from government institutions, local nongovernmental organizations, ...

Fabio Porfirio Lobo, the son of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, was ... “I apologize to the people of Honduras, to my mother and especially to my ... for taking place under a coup regime with rampant violations of human rights. ... Latin American regional leaders and organizations, such as Mercosur ...
Canadian Jesuits International, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development ... organizations are to some extent calling the shots for Honduran ... and that all people in Honduras enjoy the full range of human rights.”.
The international non-profit advocacy organization Oxfam confirmed in mid ... Oxfam along with several human rights organizations have been urging the ... funders of the project, FMO (Netherlands Development Finance Institution) and ... According to the latest information available to us, the Honduran ...
... head of the Honduran Army's Department of Organization, Operations, Training, ... Applying this knowledge allowed the Honduran personnel to ... strictly observing human rights and adherence to current regulations in that regard. ... the development of our military institutions through knowledge acquired ...

... Fr. Ismael “Melo” Moreno, S.J., Honduran Human Rights Advocate ... According to the Organization of American States, Honduras is one of ...
... is supported by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission and the ... of the so-called Northern Triangle countries — Honduras, El Salvador and ... to the wall, said Emmanuel Enriquez from the organization Habitajes.
Studies by Physicians for Human Rights and the Bellevue/New York University School ... no human rights groups, and no community based organizations,” Stephen Manning ... children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in 2016. ... Edgar V., a 17-year-old Honduran boy, told me that when he was ...
In Honduras, Gilmour had meetings with State officials at the highest ... After seeing the Head of the Organization of American States' ... Gilmour welcomed recent steps taken by the Honduran Government ... He encouraged State officials to see human rights defenders as allies and useful agents of change.
In Honduras, senior UN official urges protection of human rights defenders ... Among the groups with whom he met was the Organization of ...
UN Assesses Human Rights Situation in Honduras ... and several institutions on the protection human rights activists and defenders of indigenous communities ... Ban Ki-moon, in early 2014, to assist the Honduran State in cases of corruption.
Trump has made clear that human rights considerations are ... To differing degrees, the primary sending countries—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, known ... international financial institutions to step in, expecting that business ... three men with ties to the Honduran armed forces who received U.S. ...
Violations of human rights should not have to become so personal, for all of us to .... Trust in government institutions is breaking down and I call on the .... seeks to delegitimize human rights organizations working in the Occupied ... allegations levelled at high-ranking officials in Brazil and Honduras, have ...
... from Honduras to El Salvador, across Mexico and the United States. ... Human rights organizations, however, say the government has failed to ... that the church would be the best institution to lead rehabilitation programs. ... In 2012 Obama designated the MS-13 a Transnational Criminal Organization.
He'd slogged his way north from Honduras with his sights set on the United States. ... was sworn in, human rights organizations began noticing a trend: Customs ... Janet Valladares Rivera, a Honduran immigrant, at the Senda de Vida shelter.
Nonetheless, many of these women have become leaders in their communities and in the movement to end labor exploitation and trafficking, like Shanti, a domestic worker organizer with Adhikaar - a worker rights organization in New York - who considers ...

An article published in Third World Quarterly in 2008 was our initiation into collaborative work on Canadian mining imperialism and the popular forms of ...
Has anyone within the University of Connecticut heard whether University administrators will work to restore Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu to post as UNESCO Chair of Comparative Human Rights at University of Connecticut or at minimum honor him for over a ...
Senior staff Attorney Cecilia Candia, (left) and senior social worker Erin Maxwell at the offices of Legal Services for Children, in San Francisco.
The killings - like the slaying last year of Berta Caceres, an indigenous anti-dam campaigner in Honduras and 2015 recipient of the Goldman Prize - dramatize how environmental issues have become a front-line human rights battleground in Latin America ...
The Human Rights Council this morning commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination with a debate on racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration.
Cross Border Network, a nonprofit organization that advocates for working people around the world, organized the protest. The group focuses on human rights in ... A bill filed in March by Democratic U.S. Rep Hank Johnson of Georgia reintroduced the ...
It's part of the Organization of American States, an intergovernmental group that typically handles cases such as the 2014 mass murder of 23 college students in Mexico or violence against human rights activists in Honduras. The commission accepted a ...
Just when the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS) is beginning to champion regional efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela, the Trump administration is proposing drastic U.S.
But immigrants and human rights advocates say that federal authorities under President Trump's administration are discouraging asylum requests and turning away immigrants fleeing persecution.
The highly-regarded, awarded-winning human rights activist from Honduras was working to defend the rights of the Lenca people, who are opposed to the hydroelectric project being developed by the Honduran company DESA (financed by FMO and ... dams and ...
In this context, the inclusion of regional organizations and civil society was vital. Delegates asked for an assessment of the work of the Human Rights Council in the context of cooperation with other institutions in reducing the protection gap in ...
So, with less than one month to go until this Safe Schools conference, Human Rights Watch has issued a challenge to Argentina's ministry of foreign affairs: let's make Latin America the first region to universally endorse the Safe Schools Declaration ...
Beverly Bell: "Until there is a change in the actions of the Honduran government, and a respect for lives, human rights and democracy, indigenous and other environmental actors will not be safe." ... The private and state actors believed responsible ...
As at 1 November 2016, OHCHR supported 60 field presences consisting of 15 country or stand-alone offices, including a new office in Honduras; 12 regional offices/centres; human rights components in 14 peace missions; and 19 Human Rights Advisers in ...
WASHINGTON - EarthRights International (ERI) filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Honduran farmers charging two World Bank Group members with aiding and abetting gross violations of human rights. The suit arises out of the substantial financial ...
... Human Rights in Honduras (OHCHR-Honduras) monitors the situation of human rights in the country and provides capacity-building and technical assistance to State institutions, the national human rights institution and civil society organizations ...
As it turned out, these "freedom fighters" in Syria were a chip off the old block from the violent, psychopathic U.S.-backed and CIA-trained paramilitary death squads, which would wreak havoc and terrorize El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras. In Syria ...
Over time, CRIPDES was one of the trail-blazing organizations at the national and international levels in terms of reporting and condemning human rights violations in the country. Later on, in the lead-up to the Peace Accords, CRIPDES played a very ...
On Friday the Ecuadorean government issued a comprehensive rejection of the recently released U.S. State Department's annual report on human rights, noting, among other things, the U.S. government's own failure to live up to multiple international ...
The 42-year-old was a coordinator for the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), and engaged in the fight against a proposed dam on the Rio Gualcarque.
On February 20, 2017, the US Department of Homeland Security issued two memorandums to implement President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration enforcement, at the border and in the interior of the United States.
Violence that is associated with maras and pandillas (gangs) and drug trafficking has made El Salvador and neighboring Honduras two of the most violent countries in the world. Central America is among the regions from which the majority of Immigration ...
30 last year when she asked an employee to show her a wallet she was thinking of buying, read the complaint filed with the city's Commission on Human Rights Tuesday. But when Miguel - who is of Honduran descent and speaks limited English - started ...
Global Witness catalogues the killings of environmental and human rights campaigners around the world, and its latest report revealed that 2015 was the most dangerous year on record to be an environmental activist.
Other speaking engagements at 11 a.m. include "Human Rights in Honduras," by Chicago-based 8th Day Center for Justice representatives Liz Deligio and Sister Kathleen Desautels (Dede III); "International Women's Day," by ISU Professor Dr.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) - The London-based international human rights group, Amnesty International, has criticised the situation in three Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries on issues ranging from the "ill-treatment of undocumented migrants" to ...
"We are unquestionably facing a new rupture of constitutional order that is not easy to understand without the context of absolute subordination of the institutions to the Executive Branch. In 2009, those who participated in the coup justified the use ...
Other 11 a.m. speaking engagements include "Human Rights in Honduras," by Chicago-based 8th Day Center for Justice representatives Liz Deligio and Sister of Providence Kathleen Desautels (Dede III); "International Women's Day," by ISU professor Lori ...
The Russian "Memorial" Human Rights Watch Center provided evidence of the atrocities committed by the Armenians in Khojaly: "For four days the bodies of 200 Azerbaijanis slaughtered in Khojaly were transported to Agdam, and dozens of instances of ...
"We understand that El Salvador's National Civilian Police (PNC) and the Attorney General's Office are fully engaged in this case, and other human rights entities are closely monitoring the developments," the State Department spokesperson told the ...
Two other trans women were murdered the previous Saturday in the same province. Although it is difficult to find comprehensive statistics, human rights organizations believe that El Salvador has one of the highest rates of violence against LGBT ...
Jennifer Quigley of Human Rights First noted during the panel that Human Rights Campaign Global Director Ty Cobb moderated that Trump's executive order prioritizes resettlement of refugees who have fled a "well-founded fear of persecution" based on ...
Immigrants who were brought to America illegally at a young age shared their stories at a Suffolk County Human Rights Commission forum on Wednesday night.


 

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