Posts Tagged ‘Alliance’
The alliance is made by the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Honduras (CODEH), the Center for Research and Promotion of Human Rights (CIPRODEH) and the Center for Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture and Family (CPTRT).
“The purpose of joining forces with civil society organizations and social movement to achieve concrete objectives are based upon the defense of human rights an integral dimension, individual, collective, gender, respect for sexual diversity, the culture, economic, social, political and environmental people, communities and peoples, “defined CPTRT director, Juan Almendarez Bonilla.
FIGURES OF VIOLENCE
The alliance cited figures from the United Nations (UN), in the sense that Honduras is the most violent country in the world, which has the highest homicide rates, 82 per 100,000 people compared to a global rate 8.8. It is projected that by the end of 2011, will reach 86, without taking into account that some cities reached in 2010, an average of 158 homicides per 100,000 people.
“In the early 80′s was installed U.S. base in Palmerola, is operationalized National Security Doctrine, whose bone was in the military to counter political opposition and the result was the violation of human rights, forced disappearances and youth manhunt conscription “he asked.
He noted that “in the 90 is separated from the Armed Police Force. Creation of the Justice Department and the Criminal Investigation Department is part of this entity. In the last decade, increases the re-militarization of society under the pretext of war against gangs, crime and combating social drugs. ” Read the rest of this entry »