Browsing Tag Honduras

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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.

Posted in: News

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.

Posted in: Events

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.

Posted in: News

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.

Posted in: Blog

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