Browsing Tag Honduras

Honduras: End Judicial Harassment of Journalist Julio Alvarado 

Honduras: End Judicial Harassment of Journalist Julio Alvarado 

By | December 4, 2014 at 2:43 pm

The Honduran authorities must stop their judicial harassment of journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado, a founding member of PEN Honduras.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

No Hay Forma: Violence and Impunity in Honduras

No Hay Forma: Violence and Impunity in Honduras

By | November 4, 2014 at 12:50 pm

In October 2014, PEN Canada sent its programs coordinator and Writers in Prison Committee Chair to investigate solidarity-building initiatives in Honduras. In this piece, originally published in the Embassy newspaper, WiPC Chair Jim Creskey reflects on the violence and poverty he encountered in Tegucigalpa.

Posted in: Blog

Honduras: Appeal Journalism Ban on Julio Alvarado

Honduras: Appeal Journalism Ban on Julio Alvarado

By | October 28, 2014 at 2:25 pm

PEN International is urging its members and supporters to write to the Honduran authorities about the case of journalist, and founding member of PEN Honduras, Julio Ernesto Alvarado.

Posted in: Campaigns

PEN Honduras Appeals Founding Member’s Work Ban

PEN Honduras Appeals Founding Member’s Work Ban

By | October 22, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Julio Ernesto Alvarado, appeared with other journalists and PEN Honduras members before the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court in a final attempt to fight the reinstatement of a 16-month ban on practising journalism.

Posted in: Campaigns

Founding Member of PEN Honduras Barred from Journalism

Founding Member of PEN Honduras Barred from Journalism

By | October 1, 2014 at 4:50 pm

On Oct. 1, 2014, PEN Honduras was formally welcomed as a PEN Centre. Sadly, this occasion was marred by news that a 16-month media ban was handed down to founding member Julio Ernesto Alvarado.

Posted in: Campaigns

HONDURAS: Three more journalists murdered in the space of a month

HONDURAS: Three more journalists murdered in the space of a month

By | September 11, 2014 at 9:28 am

PEN is shocked by the murders of journalists Herlyn Iván Espinal Martínez, Nery Francisco Soto Torres and Dagoberto Díaz Suárez, killed July 20, Aug. 14 and Aug. 23 respectively.

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras must bring killers of journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal Medina to justice

Honduras must bring killers of journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal Medina to justice

By | August 11, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Eight months after the fatal shooting of TV journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal Medina, the murder remains unsolved with little progress in the official investigation.

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras: One Year After Journalist Anibal Barrow’s Murder

Honduras: One Year After Journalist Anibal Barrow’s Murder

By | July 9, 2014 at 4:08 pm

Despite a few welcome advances by the authorities, an alarming climate of fear, persecution and impunity prevails for journalists in Honduras.

Posted in: Campaigns

Keeping Score: World Cup 2014

Keeping Score: World Cup 2014

By | June 13, 2014 at 12:53 pm

PEN highlights the cases of writers in several countries participating in the World Cup: Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Honduras, Iran, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, and the United States.

Posted in: Campaigns

Groups Seek Human Rights Protections in Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

Groups Seek Human Rights Protections in Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

By | April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law called on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada’s proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa.

Posted in: News

© PEN Canada 2013 · 425 Adelaide St. W, Suite 700, Toronto ON M5V 3C1 · Phone: 416 703 8448
· Charitable Business Number 88916 2541 RR0001