Rights Resource Links
International - worldwide movement of people who campaign
for internationally recognized human rights - Honduras
Internacional Sección Española
Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ)
- non-profit Christian organization in Honduras advocating
for a more just society.
Centro de Investigacion de los Derechos Humanos (CIPRODEH)
- human rights research and advocacy organization.
de Familiares de Detenidos-Desaparecidos en Honduras (COFADEH)
- dedicated to respect of human rights and investigating
human rights abuses in Honduras.
para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Honduras (CODEH)
- advocates for peace, justice, and the defense of human
rights in Honduras.
Nacional de los Derechos Humanos - Honduran national
human rights commision.
Interamericana de Derechos Humanos
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.
Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA)
- independent, faith-based organization in solidarity with
the oppressed peoples of the Americas.
House - non-profit, nonpartisan organization working
to advance the worldwide expansion of political and economic
Exchange - international human rights organization dedicated
to promoting environmental, political and social justice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Working Group (LAWG) - encourages US policies
towards Latin America that promote human rights, justice,
peace and sustainable development.
World Relief - seeks lasting solutions to poverty and
injustice and in doing so, compels U.S. Lutherans to put
their faith into action.
I Speak Freely - nonprofit education organization that
produces and distributes media on social, environmental
and economic justice - Honduras
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
- 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.
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.
on the Border - promotes sustainable and equitable human
development in El Salvador through long-term community based
partnerships, grassroots organizing and accompaniment.
Office on Latin America (WOLA) - plays a key role in
all major Washington policy debates over human rights in
for Peace - membership organization, generating positive
social change from the participation of thousands of caring