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  • Amnesty International - worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights - Honduras Report 2005
  • Amnistía Internacional Sección Española
  • La Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ) - non-profit Christian organization in Honduras advocating for a more just society.
  • El Centro de Investigacion de los Derechos Humanos (CIPRODEH) - human rights research and advocacy organization.
  • Comite de Familiares de Detenidos-Desaparecidos en Honduras (COFADEH) - dedicated to respect of human rights and investigating human rights abuses in Honduras.
  • Comité para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Honduras (CODEH) - advocates for peace, justice, and the defense of human rights in Honduras.
  • Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos - Honduran national human rights commision.
  • Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos
  • Disarm Education Group - promotes peace, social justice, and human rights. Founded in 1976 as a gun-control group, DISARM has broadened its mission and transformed into an internationally recognized advocacy and medical assistance organization. Currently launching new programs in Guatemala and Nicaragua.
  • Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA) - independent, faith-based organization in solidarity with the oppressed peoples of the Americas.
  • Freedom House - non-profit, nonpartisan organization working to advance the worldwide expansion of political and economic freedom.
  • Global Exchange - international human rights organization dedicated to promoting environmental, political and social justice.
  • Guatemala Human Rights Commission - documents, monitors and publishes bi-monthly human rights conditions in Guatemala. We provide advocacy for victims of human rightsabuses, primarily through our in-country women's community mental health program.
  • Human Rights First - advocacy group working in the United States and abroad to create a secure and humane world by advancing justice, human dignity and respect for the rule of law. Supports human rights activists who fight for basic freedoms and peaceful change at the local level; protect refugees in flight from persecution and repression; help build a strong international system of justice and accountability; and make sure human rights laws and principles are enforced in the United States and abroad.
  • Human Rights Watch - the largest human rights organization based in the United States. Human Rights Watch researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world.
  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights - autonomous organ of the Organization of American States, whose principal function is to promote the observance and the defense of human rights in Latin America.
  • Inter-American Institute of Human Rights - independent international academic institution, which serves as a global center for teaching and academic research on human rights, with a multidisciplinary approach and with emphasis Americas issues.
  • Latin American Working Group (LAWG) - encourages US policies towards Latin America that promote human rights, justice, peace and sustainable development.
  • Lutheran World Relief - seeks lasting solutions to poverty and injustice and in doing so, compels U.S. Lutherans to put their faith into action.
  • May I Speak Freely - nonprofit education organization that produces and distributes media on social, environmental and economic justice - Honduras coverage
  • Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) - national grassroots organization that promotes human rights and social justice in Guatemala through publications, speaking tours, advocacy, urgent action alerts, and human rights accompaniment.
  • Nicaragua Network - for almost 25 years, the organization has provided information and organizing tools to solidarity and peace and justice committees across the country working in support of sound U.S. policies toward Nicaragua.
  • Organization of American States - brings together the countries of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation and advance common interests. It is the region’s premier forum for multilateral dialogue and concerted action.
  • Peace Brigades International - supports efforts for justice and human rights through nonviolent action, fielding teams of unarmed international observers to offer protective accompaniment of threatened activists in conflict areas including Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, and Mexico.
  • Oxfam International - confederation of 12 organizations working together with over 3000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
  • Resource Center of the Americas - devoted to the notion that everyone, everywhere is entitled to the same fundamental human rights. Its starting point for promoting these rights is learning and teaching about the peoples and countries of the Americas—their history, culture and politics.
  • Rights Action - raises funds for community development, human rights & emergency relief projects in Southern Mexico, Central America & Peru, and educates North Americans about global development and human rights issues, and work to form north-south alliances of people and organizations working together to remedy endemic impoverishment, repression and racism.
  • SHARE - supports historically impoverished and marginalized communities in El
    Salvador as they construct long-term, sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice through advocacy, rural development projects and physical and moral accompaniment.
  • SOA Watch - works to stand in solidarity with the people of Latin America, to close the SOA/WHISC and to change oppressive US foreign policy that the SOA represents. We are grateful to our sisters and brothers throughout Latin America for their inspiration and the invitation to accompany them in their struggle for economic and social justice.
  • Voices on the Border - promotes sustainable and equitable human development in El Salvador through long-term community based partnerships, grassroots organizing and accompaniment.
  • Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) - plays a key role in all major Washington policy debates over human rights in Latin America.
  • Witness for Peace - membership organization, generating positive social change from the participation of thousands of caring individuals.


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