Honduran government must ensure implementation of new law protecting human rights defenders, journalists, social communicators and justice officials
Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Honduras. In recent years, scores of human rights defenders in Honduras, including Indigenous, peasant and Garifuna (afro-descendant) leaders, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activists, justice officials and journalists, have been victims of human rights violations and abuses, including physical violence, kidnapping and threats, in reprisal for their work.
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