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Honduras: PEN Honduras Member Convicted at Sentencing Court

Honduras: PEN Honduras Member Convicted at Sentencing Court

By | June 22, 2017 at 4:43 pm

On Wednesday June 7, 2017, Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa, a member of PEN Honduras, and two other student were found guilty of the crime of “usurpation.”

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

By | February 23, 2017 at 4:58 pm

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of PEN Honduras member and journalist Jairo López who is facing threats following a smear campaign.

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras: PEN Member Faces Imprisonment for Student Protests

Honduras: PEN Member Faces Imprisonment for Student Protests

By | June 22, 2016 at 10:55 am

PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa is facing immediate detention after a warrant was issued on June 7, 2016 for his arrest.

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Honduras: Drop All Charges Against PEN Member

Honduras: Drop All Charges Against PEN Member

By | June 20, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Honduran authorities should drop all charges against PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa.

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El Tumbador – A Green Prison Where Impunity Reigns

El Tumbador – A Green Prison Where Impunity Reigns

By | June 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm

This essay is the winning entry from the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo competition for investigative/public interest journalism in Honduras. The competition was established in 2015 as a joint initiative by PEN Canada and PEN Honduras.

Posted in: Blog, News

Open Letter: Justice for Berta Cáceres

Open Letter: Justice for Berta Cáceres

By | June 15, 2016 at 4:53 pm

PEN International has joined a global action calling for justice for Honduran environmental activist, Berta Cáceres, who was murdered on March 3, 2016.

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Ariel Torres Funes wins Escribir sin Miedo award

Ariel Torres Funes wins Escribir sin Miedo award

By | May 26, 2016 at 5:20 pm

Ariel Torres Funes wins the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo award for investigative journalism.

Posted in: News

Bullets Silence the Voice of Bertha Cáceres

Bullets Silence the Voice of Bertha Cáceres

By | March 22, 2016 at 3:50 pm

PEN Canada is deeply saddened by the murder of Bertha Cáceres, and joins our colleagues at PEN Honduras in calling for an end to impunity in their country.

Posted in: News

Honduras upholds IACHR order to lift  ban on journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado

Honduras upholds IACHR order to lift ban on journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado

By | December 17, 2015 at 11:47 am

Honduras has suspended the court-imposed ban that prevented Globo TV journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado from presenting his news show.

Posted in: News

Honduras: The US Has Blood On Its Hands

Honduras: The US Has Blood On Its Hands

By | December 16, 2015 at 6:15 pm

Honduran journalist Fred Alvarado spoke to CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti about the forced removal of leftist President Manuel Zelaya June 28th, 2009.

Posted in: News

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