The Honduras Solidarity Network, a network of over 30 organizations, calls for local actions on June 28 to commemorate the coup and in solidarity with the resistance movement.
Marvin [father] and Darwin Trochez [son] make the 103rd and 104th campesino movement members to be killed since January 2010, the overwhelming majority in targeted killings with a consistent method of operation that suggest the operation of a death squad.
The Guatemalan government, headed by President and former General Otto Perez Molina, sent the military to ‘protect’ the “El Escobal” mine owned by Tahoe Resources (Canadian/ American company) and 40% owned by the Canadian mining giant Goldcorp Inc.
From February to April 2013, the Sub-Committee on International Human Rights of the Canadian House of Commons heard from various witnesses regarding the human rights situation in Honduras. The hearings were scheduled as a result of the severely deteriorated human rights situation in the country but also in anticipation of future hearings related to the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (FTA).