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U.S. Military Aid Fuels a Human Rights Crisis in Honduras
As a human rights crisis rages in Honduras, Witness for Peace answers the call.
94 Members of Congress Call for an End to Military Aid to Honduras!
In a strongly worded letter to Secretary of State Clinton, 94 members of Congress called for an immediate suspension of military aid to Honduras due to ongoing human rights abuses.
FACT SHEET: The U.S. and the Coup in Honduras
Searching for more understanding about the role of the United States in Honduras' coup? This timeline has what you're looking for.
VIDEO: U.S. Support for State Repression in Honduras
May 31st, 2011
The Witness for Peace International Team documents continued U.S. support for the post-coup government in Honduras - and its human costs.
FACT SHEET: U.S. Military Aid and the Drug War in Honduras
May 20th, 2011
In Honduras, U.S. counter-narcotic funding is linked to widespread human rights abuse more than to stopping crime.
POLICY ANALYSIS: U.S. Complacence in Honduran Human Rights Abuses
October 26th, 2010
Between August and September 2010, Witness for Peace sent two delegations to Honduras in response to reports of continued politically motivated human rights violations. The following report details the delegations’ findings and includes policy recommendations for the United States government and U.S. citizens.
POLICY ANALYSIS: Violence and Impunity Force Migration from Honduras
October 1st, 2010
The Organization of American States’ vote on whether or not Honduras should be reinstated in the OAS is imminent. Despite Hilary Clinton’s claims that Honduras has taken the needed steps to address human rights violations since the coup, serious human rights abuses and impunity remain widespread.
POLICY ANALYSIS: a Year After the Coup
June 25th, 2010
The U.S. continues to turn a blind eye to human rights violations in Honduras.
VIDEO: Crisis in Honduras
May 3rd, 2010
Hear from Honduran human rights leaders about the ongoing violence during the recent U.S.-supported elections.
POLICY ANALYSIS: the Honduras Coup Exposed
October 20th, 2009
The Honduran military and police continue to play a key role in propping up the coup regime that overthrew the democratically elected president of Honduras in June. A broad coalition of human rights leaders, activists, union members, farmers, students, and community members have poured into the streets of Honduras to struggle for their democracy though they face constant intimidation, illegal detention, assault, and even assassination. Learn about the roots of this crisis and the US response to the coup.
DELEGATE TESTIMONY: Rapid-Response Delegation Findings
October 1st, 2009
From September 5-12, 2009, a ten-member Witness for Peace delegation traveled to post-coup Honduras in response to accusations of wide-spread human rights abuses. Read their report here.
SLIDESHOW: Repression and Resistance
July 17th, 2009
Two weeks after the illegal military coup in Honduras, Witness for Peace delegates participated in a rapid-response delegation to expose an alarming wave of human rights violations and show solidarity with Hondurans' struggle for democracy. This demonstration documents their work.
STATEMENT: Witness for Peace Condemns Coup in Honduras; Expresses Concern for Human Rights
March 30th, 2009
Witness for Peace joins other faith-based and nongovernmental groups in condemning the coup in Honduras and expressing concern for human rights.

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