Declaration of The Public Hearing on the Human Rights Situation in the Peasant Communities of Bajo Aguan Honduras
The Public Hearing on the Human Rights Situation in the Peasant Communities of Bajo Aguán, Honduras, was convened by nine organizations and international networks that in recent years have been monitoring the human rights situation in Honduras
The Public Hearing took place on May 28, 2012, in the city of Tocoa. Its principal objectives were to receive the testimonies of peasants affected by the agrarian conflict in the Bajo Aguán, to learn about the analyses of Honduran human rights organizations, and to highlight the human rights situation in the Bajo Aguán. Representatives of the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, the Delegation of the European Union and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights attended as international observers.
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