Hondurans increase complaints of human rights violations | News

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The National Commissioner for Human Rights in Honduras (Conadeh) revealed this Sunday that last year complaints of human rights violations increased by 5.8 percent compared to 2021.


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The Honduran entity specified that in 2022 a total of 10,354 complaints were registered, of which 72 percent are linked to thirty types of violations of human rights.

Among the most vulnerable groups that filed complaints with Conadeh are women with 3,290, the elderly (1,242), those deprived of liberty (556), as well as children and adolescents (261).

In turn, according to the Conadeh Statistics Unit, a total of 1,309 people reported being victims of death threats, meanwhile, another 1,188 were denied access to justice and due process.

For her part, the head of Conadeh, Blanca Izaguirre, pointed out that the violence caused by common and organized crime constitutes one of the factors that have the greatest impact on the right to life.

In this sense, he pointed out that during the past year there were frequent complaints about violations of the right to personal integrity, in which the State security forces have been involved.

According to the Global Impunity Index (IIG) of the University of the Americas-Puebla, the Central American nation has the highest level of impunity in the region and is the second in this category internationally.

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