National Documentation Package: Honduras
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Publication Date||29 February 2012|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, National Documentation Package: Honduras, 29 February 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f4f28c32.html [accessed 24 November 2014]|
General Information and Maps 1.1
- United Nations. May 2004. Cartographic Section. "Honduras."
- Larousse. N.d. "Honduras – Salvador." L'Encyclopédie en ligne.
The following changes have been made to the previous package dated 13 April 2011:
- 1.2) The Europa World Year Book 2010. 2010. "Honduras," pp. 2123-2138. London: Routledge. [Electronic version not available. Hard copy may be viewed in the regional offices.]
- 2.2) Amnesty International (AI). 2010. "Honduras." Amnesty International Report 2010, pp. 163-164.
- 2.3) Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint project of the Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme (FIDH) / Organisation mondiale contre la torture (OMCT). 2010. "Honduras." Steadfast in Protest: Annual Report 2010, pp. 174-183.
- 2.5) Freedom House. 2010. "Honduras." Freedom in the World 2010.
- 2.7) Human Rights Watch. January 2011. "Honduras." World Report 2011: Events of 2010.
- 7.1) United States (US). 1 March 2010. Department of State. "Honduras." International Narcotics Control Strategy Report 2010. Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control.
- 7.2) United States. 11 January 2010. Congressional Research Service. Clare Ribando Seelke. "Gangs in Central America."
- 2.6) Amnesty International. August 2009. Honduras: Human Rights Crisis Threatens as Repression Increases. (AMR 37/004/2009)
- 2.9) Amnesty International. 27 June 2010. "Honduras Failing to Tackle Coup Rights Abuses." (PRE01/212/2010)
- 3.2) United States. March 2001. Office of Personnel Management. "Honduras." Citizenship Laws of the World, pp. 1-8, 91.
- 4.4) Organization of American States. 8 March 2010. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. "IACHR Deplores Murders, Kidnappings, and Attacks in Honduras."
- 5.1) United Nations. 11 October 2005. UN Population Fund. "Through the Eyes of the Victim: Police Training and Domestic Violence in Honduras."
- 5.2) HND101869.FE. 3 November 2006. Sexual violence against women; legislation; attitude of the authorities and the general public toward victims; organizations that provide assistance to victims.
- 6.2) HND102140.FE. 15 December 2006. Treatment of homosexuals, including protection offered by the state and the attitude of the population.
- 7.4) United States. April 2006. US Agency for International Development. "Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment. Annex 3: Honduras Profile."
- 9.1) Amnesty International. 30 November 2009. "Honduras: Authorities Must Reveal Identities and Whereabouts of People Detained Today."
- 9.3) HND102747.E. 12 February 2008. Witness protection program.
- 2.6) InSight Crime. 22 August 2011. Hannah Stone. "Are Foreign Criminal Gangs Driving Honduras Land Conflict?"
- 2.9) Organization of American States. 10 November 2011. "Honduras Deposits at OAS Accession to Conventions on Human Rights, Elimination of the Death Penalty, and Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities."
- 2.12) United Nations. 4 January 2011. Human Rights Council. Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Honduras. (A/HRC/16/10)
- 5.1) Social Watch. 7 September 2011. "Honduras: Commission Against Femicide Calls for Effective Legislation."
- 5.2) HND103935.FE. 1 February 2012. Femicide and spousal and sexual abuse, and services provided to the victims (2009-2011). [Attachment(s)]
- 5.6) HND103833.FE. 4 January 2012. Whether women who head a household may, without receiving assistance from a man, obtain a home and employment in Tegucigalpa or San Pedro Sula; the support services provided by the state to households run by women in these cities; violence against women in these cities.
- 6.2) HND103936.FE. 27 January 2012. Treatment of sexual minorities, including legislation, state protection and support services available to them.
- 6.3) International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. 17 July 2009. "Honduras: IGLHRC Expresses Outrage at Human Rights Abuses after Military Coup."
- 6.4) International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. 10 January 2011. "Three Murders in Two Weeks: Protest the Killings of LGBTI People in Honduras."
- 6.5) Human Rights Watch. 31 January 2011. "Honduras: Investigate Murders of Transgender Women."
- 7.4) InSight Crime. 7 June 2011. Patrick Corcoran. "Honduras Gang Seeks Talks with Government."
- 7.7) InSight Crime. 23 September 2011. Elyssa Pachico. "Post-2009 Coup, Honduras a 'Narco-Storehouse'."
- 7.8) HND103938.E. 24 January 2012. The recruitment of Mara Salvatrucha (MS) and 18th Street (Calle 18 or Mara 18) gang members; whether individuals are forced to participate in gang activity (2007-December 2011).
- 7.9) HND103937.E. 12 January 2012. State response to gang-related violence and criminal activity, including the efforts of the army (2010-December 2011).
- 7.10) HND103940.E. 3 February 2012. Areas of operation of Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Mara 18 (M-18) (also known as the 18th Street gang) in Honduras; domestic and transnational networks; nature of any alliances and whether the maras dispute territory; violence perpetrated by gangs members against other gang members (2009-December 2011).
- 7.11) InSight Crime. 9 September 2011. Ronan Graham. "Honduras Murder Rate Set to Soar to 86 per 100,000."
- 9.1) Organization of American States. 19 May 2010. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. "IACHR Concerned about Human Rights Violations in Honduras."
- 9.3) HND103939.E. 24 January 2012. The witness protection program, including the various types of protection offered, the requirements and procedures to access the program, and the program's effectiveness (2007-2011).
- 9.4) HND103876.FE. 14 December 2011. Whether a medical report can be obtained by a person who is in Honduras or outside the country or by a third person; the procedure to obtain the report, including whether a standard format exists at the national level; whether doctors are required to inform the authorities of serious injuries or injuries inflicted during a crime.
- 10.2) HND103832.FE. 3 November 2011. Police corruption, police participation in criminal activities and measures taken by the government.
- 10.3) Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. 29 November 2011. Nick Miroff. "Honduras: When the Police Are Part of the Problem."
- 10.4) HND103877.FE. 12 January 2012 . Whether a person outside the country or a third party can obtain a police report.
- 11.1) Committee to Protect Journalists. 2011. "Honduras." Attacks on the Press in 2010.
- 11.2) Reporters Without Borders. 10 September 2011. "Journalist Who Supported Ousted President Becomes 15th Killed in 18 Months."
- 13.1) Minority Rights Group International. 2008. "Honduras Overview." World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples.
- 15.1) Human Rights Watch. 30 March 2011. "Honduras: Probe Charges of Police Brutality."
- 15.2) International Trade Union Confederation. 2011. "Honduras." Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights 2011.
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