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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.

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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.

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CALL TO ACTION: Honduras Must Lift Ban on Alvarado

CALL TO ACTION: Honduras Must Lift Ban on Alvarado

By | November 29, 2015 at 2:38 pm

PEN International asks its members worldwide to pressure Honduras to allow Julio Ernesto Alvarado to resume his work as a journalist.

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Honduras Demonstrates Contempt for IACHR Decision

Honduras Demonstrates Contempt for IACHR Decision

By | October 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

The Honduran government has yet again displayed contempt for the authority of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) by formally banning journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado from his profession for 16 months.

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Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

By | October 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University, is pleased to present its third event of the Fall 2016 term in partnership with PEN Canada.

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Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

By | September 9, 2015 at 3:59 pm

PEN Canada condemns the actions of the Honduran Supreme Court in failing to implement a legally-binding order to protect journalist, Julio Ernesto Alvarado’s right to work.

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Honduras: The Process of American Remilitarization and the Failure of the War on Drugs

Honduras: The Process of American Remilitarization and the Failure of the War on Drugs

By | June 25, 2015 at 5:34 pm

In the early hours of June 28, 2009, President Manuel Zelaya, dressed in pyjamas, was seized by a squad of hooded soldiers that had been tactically trained by US Special Forces.

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A Small Step for Honduran Journalists

A Small Step for Honduran Journalists

By | May 28, 2015 at 11:06 am

Photo: Fred Alvarado, winner of the inaugural Escribir Sin Miedo competition, with his award. On Tuesday, May 25, 2015 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, PEN Canada and PEN Honduras presented Fred Alvarado with the inaugural Escribir sin Miedo Prize for investigative/public interest journalism. PEN Canada Writers in Prison Committee Chair, Jim Creskey, reflects on his October 2014 trip […]

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Canadian and Honduran PEN award inaugural prize for investigative/public interest journalism

Canadian and Honduran PEN award inaugural prize for investigative/public interest journalism

By | May 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm

Canadian and Honduran PEN centres award inaugural prize for investigative/public interest journalism TORONTO/TEGUCIGALPA, May 25, 2015 —The inaugural PEN Canada/PEN Honduras competition for investigative journalism, Escribir sin Miedo, has been won by the journalist and documentary filmmaker Fred Alvarado. The award for Mr. Alvarado’s essay “HONDURAS: the Process of American Remilitarization and the Failure of […]

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Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The murder of two more journalists in Honduras within 24 hours highlights the government’s failure to stem the ongoing wave of violence against the Honduran media.

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