The Committee for Free Expression is a human rights organization that advocates for the defense and promotion of the right to freedom of expression and access to public information in Honduras, as fundamental rights for the strengthening of democracy and the rule of law. It was born as a proposal of a coalition of members of the Civil Society and mainly with a communicational focus. The Committee for Free Expression (C-Libre) was created in 2001 to promote a qualitative change in Honduran journalism, characterized by growing censorship in the media and control exercised by the government, political groups and power economic.
Encourage free, intercultural, multilingual, inclusive and participatory communication to disseminate public interest events that contribute to reducing inequalities and building democracy.
Promote the right of access to public information by requiring that obligated institutions guarantee the right to seek, receive and disseminate information of public interest, fundamental for the construction of a democratic and transparent State.
Contribute to the exercise, defense and promotion of the right of peaceful social protest for the vindication of fundamental rights and matters of public interest in Honduras.
Promote the exercise and citizen discussion of digital rights to strengthen the right to free expression on the Internet.
C-Libre currently has offices only in the City of Tegucigalpa, but with direct work in 6 departments of the country: Choluteca, Valle, La Paz, Atlántida, Colón and Francisco Morazán. We work with journalists, social communicators, defenders of land and territory, the LGTBI community, student social movements and the defense of women’s rights.
Feminist, Honduran woman. Graduate of Social Work Degree. Activist for women's rights, right to education, freedom of expression and violence prevention. Researcher in issues such as youth, sexual and reproductive rights, right to freedom of expression, protection and human rights defenders. Currently working in the Defense of Human Rights of the Honduran population, specifically the rights to freedom of expression and access to public information from the design, management and management of social development projects and protection programs for journalists and rights defenders humans at risk.
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