In Honduras, the practice of law has become a high-risk profession for those who practice it. They risk assassination, abductions and threats to their families.

Since the 2009 coup d’état there have been human rights violations that have gravely affected the Honduran population, their effects and repercussions have continued, persisted, and made the situation of the country very complex. The Judiciary in Honduras is currently going through a critical situation because of problems related to judicial independence, which have been notorious in recent years, both before and after the coup of June 2009.

On the 22nd of January, Lawyers all across Europe will demonstrate in their robes in front of the Embassy of Honduras to denounce this situation and urge the Honduran government to take action to protect its citizens

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