Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment - 19 septembre 2013Headline Title: Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. Media Node: Honduras En un coup d'œil: Human rights in HondurasHonduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas, with 60% of the population living in poverty, and 39% in extreme poverty.In the 1980s around 200 people were forcibly disappeared by Honduran security forces.According to the United Nations, in 2011 the country registered the highest homicide rate in the world, at 91.6 per 100,000 populationOnly 20% of all criminal cases are investigated. Story Location: Honduras 13° 3' 16.2216" N, 84° 27' 46.4076" W “Defending human rights in Honduras has become a life-threatening activity with Indigenous leaders protecting their peoples’ rights, being particularly vulnerable to attack. ” Source: Nancy Tapias Torrado, Researcher on Human Rights Defenders in the Americas at Amnesty International. URL: Honduras: Indigenous leaders face unjust charges Description: Urgent Action, 12 September 2013 URL: Honduras: Human rights activists abducted in Honduras Description: Urgent Action,30 July 2013 URL: Honduras: Amnesty International condemns the recent killings of people defending justice, equality and human rights Description: Urgent Action, 29 July 2013 URL: Honduras: Peasant farmers face death claiming land Description: Urgent Action, 30 May 2013 URL: Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights defenders in the Americas Description: Report, 7 December 2012
La criminalité violente, toujours très répandue, demeurait au centre des préoccupations politiques.
El índice de delincuencia violenta seguía siendo elevado y continuaba dominando la agenda política.