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Honduras - Jesuits decry attacks on Jesuit human rights activist

(Sep-2017)

Latin American Jesuits raised an alarm for one of their brother Jesuits, Fr. Ismael "Melo" Moreno, director of the Honduran Jesuit radio station, Radio Progreso, and the Honduran Jesuit social action centre. An outspoken human rights advocate in a country plagued by government corruption and violence, Fr. Melo has worked for years to promote dialogue while advocating for the marginalized. Last year when the national university, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), was embroiled in student strikes, Fr. Melo sat at the negotiating table at the request of students. While agreements were reached between the students and the university, this year student strikes and protests continued, and in the aftermath many students have been injured at the hands of university-hired security forces and many more arrested. In addition, the recent murder of the father of a student activist, who was killed after attending the judicial hearing of his son, has created a climate of fear for those exercising their right to protest peacefully. Read more...