Dear Minister:

The Americas Policy Group (APG), a regional working group of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, wishes to express its concerns regarding the ongoing acute human rights crisis in Honduras and the incarceration of political prisoners, amid a pattern identified by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights “of intimidation and reprisals targeting human rights defenders and members or sympathizers of the opposition parties in the aftermath of electoral protests”. Those protests followed the November 26th presidential elections, marred by irregularities and allegations of fraud.

 

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