100+ days without Garifuna community members

In Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras people mobilized to mark 100 days since the forced disappearance of 5 Garifuna community members

November 02, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Over 100 days have passed since 5 members of the Garifuna community in Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras were kidnapped by armed men dressed in police uniforms. Four of the five who were abducted are members of OFRANEH, a grassroots organization of the Afro-descendant and indigenous Garifuna community in Honduras. OFRANEH, along with other Honduran and international human rights organizations have been mobilizing to demand their immediate safe return. They have criticized the Honduran government led by Juan Orlando Hernández for its lack of seriousness and will to find those responsible and bring the disappeared home safely.