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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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