Honduras: Human rights defenders under attack

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 37/005/2009

Police officers fired tear gas into the office of Committee of Relatives of the Disappeared in Honduras (Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras, COFADEH). The incident occurred amid increasing tension and concern for human rights following the break-up of a demonstration celebrating the return of deposed President Manuel Zelaya on 21 September.

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