Para leer esta invitación en español siga abajo. Dear community, We are honored to invite you to our 43rd Annual Awards Night Celebration. On Thursday, November 10, from 6-8pm, we will have the honor to hear directly from representatives of the Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH) a leading voice in Honduras for the self-determination and … Continue reading You are invited to DJPC 43rd Annual Awards Night on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6 pm.
The DJPC Board of Directors is honored to announce that the Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña, OFRANEH will be receiving the 2022 Global Justice and Peace Award on November 10th 2022 at 6:00 p.m.in online event. Miriam Miranda, representative of Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras in her acceptance letter said: “We accept with joy and with … Continue reading Global Justice and Peace Award 2022: Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)
Nicaraguan feminists share their experiences and perspectives on the dictatorship in their country Kathy Bougher, Collaborator with the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of Nicaraguan feminist human rights defenders, some of whom live in their country and others who have had to flee the country … Continue reading Nicaraguan feminists share their experiences and perspectives on the dictatorship in their country
Feministas nicaragüenses comparten sus experiencias y perspectivas sobre la dictadura en su país Kathy Bougher, Colaboradora con Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) Recientemente tuve la oportunidad de hablar con un grupo de feministas nicaragüenses defensoras de derechos humanos, algunas de las cuales viven en su país y otras que han tenido que huir del … Continue reading Feministas nicaragüenses comparten sus experiencias y perspectivas sobre la dictadura en su país
Más de 65 grupos, con sede en EE.UU., emiten un comunicado conjunto expresando “profunda preocupación” por el Estado de Excepción del gobierno de Bukele Más de 12.000 personas han sido detenidas en El Salvador desde que el gobierno de Bukele declaró el Estado de Excepción el 27 de marzo. En nombre de la represión a … Continue reading Organizaciones en EE.UU. alertan sobre violaciones a derechos humanos en El Salvador y potencial aumento en la migración, resultantes del régimen de excepción
U.S.-based groups release joint statement expressing “profound concern” about the Bukele administration’s State of Exception Over 12,000 people have been arrested in El Salvador since the Bukele administration declared a State of Exception on March 27th. In the name of cracking down on gangs following a wave of deadly violence, the State of Exception … Continue reading Widespread Arbitrary Arrests and Violations of Due Process In El Salvador Raise Concerns About Human Rights and Ongoing U.S. Security Cooperation
For years community members have raised concerns about how our personal information falls into the hands of Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) — including when sanctuary policies are present. It has been confirmed that ICE uses technology to circumvent policies meant to limit their cooperation with local law enforcement. By contracting with data brokers, the … Continue reading Sabotaging Sanctuary: How Data Brokers Give ICE Backdoor Access to Colorado’s Data and Jails
March 2, 2016 – Lenca Indigenous environmental defender Berta Cáceres was assassinated for standing in the way of a hydroelectric dam project. Six years later, those who defend land, air, and water are still repressed with state-sanctioned murders, disappearances, and illegal detention of activist leaders. Due to the work of activists on the ground in … Continue reading Honduras Solidarity Webinar Series (March 15 – April 5)
Dear friends, Today marks the sixth anniversary of the assassination of Berta Cáceres for her opposition to a U.S.-backed hydroelectric project in Honduras. Three of those convicted of her murder received military training in the U.S., including at the School of the Americas and West Point. In honor of Berta and her legacy, we invite … Continue reading Webinar: Honduras: Water and Land Defenders and U.S. Policy. Monday, March 7th at 5 pm.
The United States has prepared drug-smuggling charges against recent Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH), and he was quickly arrested and prepared for extradition. The arrest marks a change in U.S. policy, consistent with the Biden administration’s focus on what it calls the root causes of migration. The move comes on the heels of the … Continue reading We call for the U.S. to do more than arrest Juan Orlando Hernandez.