Funes worries violence has become “normalised” in Honduras and that the shooting and wounding of journalist Geovanny Sierra is just the latest example
Two days after the publication of an investigation into alleged inappropriate behaviour by a member of a Honduran military unit involving young female students, digital newspaper Reportero de Investigacion was targeted with a misleading story that purported to be from the outlet.
“The noose is tightening around the Honduran people more than ever,” says Dana Frank, professor at UC Santa Cruz, specialising in human rights and US policy in post-coup Honduras, adding that with this comes increased repression of the media.
Since 1992 Honduran journalist Dina Meza has been investigating corruption and violations of free speech throughout South America, including the murder of journalists in Honduras
Mounting financial pressures are robbing many of Latin America’s media outlets of their objectivity and forcing them to toe pro-government lines.
Honduran journalist Cesario Padilla is facing immediate detention and a possible five-year jail term after being present at student protests.
A year after returning from exile, Honduran gay rights activist Donny Reyes still fears a murderous attack at any minute
Un año tras volver del exilio, Danny Reyes, un activista homosexual hondureño aún teme ser asesinado en cualquier momento
Index on Censorship and Article 19 Central America demand that the Honduran Attorney General investigates increased threats received by journalist and human rights campaigner Dina Meza
Dina Meza is an investigative journalist working for the Committee of Relatives of the Detainees and Disappeared in Honduras, an incredibly difficult environment for press freedom.