Honduras

Page last updated:
7/19/2021

alert status:

Genocide stage:

 

 

Perpetrators:

 

 

Targeted groups:

  • Honduran Government

  • Honduran Military

  • National Investigative Police

  • Mining Corporations

  • Garifuna

  • Environmental Activists

  • LGBTQ+ community

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Stage 3: Discrimination, Stage 8: Persecution, Stage 9: Extermination

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In 2020, kidnappers dressed in police uniforms abducted five Garifuna men, who remain missing. Since 2009, hundreds of environmental activists have been murdered for their opposition to mines and other conservation efforts. Likewise, since the 2009 coup d'etat, members of the LGTBQ+ community, especially transgender people, have faced heightened persecution and even execution. 

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Minority Group Fears ‘Genocide’ in Trump-Backed Honduras

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Environmental activists are being killed in Honduras over their opposition to mining