Honduras law to protect journalists seen as a step forward to end violence
Recent articles in Honduras

Berta Cáceres spent her life building a movement to protect the environment and indigenous peoples’ rights. Her enemies tried to silence that movement by killing her, only to find out they can put out the spark, but never the fire.

Defamation will now pass to civil jurisdiction in the amendment to the Penal Code that will enter into force in November.

We, the 24 member organisations of the IFEX-ALC network, who work to defend freedom of expression and press freedom in 14 Latin American and Caribbean countries and who form part of the broader IFEX network that defends and promotes free expression worldwide, express our deep concern over the freedom of expression situation in Honduras.