Latin America Solidarity Centre

On 31st December 2017, LASC Coordinator Chris O’Connell spoke to Near FM’s Global Solidarity programme on the escalation of post-election violence and police brutality in Honduras. Be sure to listen to the show by following the link below, and stay tuned for more updates on the situation in Honduras as it unfolds. Click here to […]

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The 2009 conviction of Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s autocratic former president, on multiple counts of crimes against humanity was widely seen as a major blow against impunity in the embattled country. Now, nearly nine years later, shady dealings in the Peruvian Congress threaten to completely subvert the course of justice. By Rocรญo Silva Santisteban   When […]

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    LASC is extremely concerned by the escalating violence in Honduras since elections were held on 26th November 2017, and particularly condemns the use of violence against peaceful protesters and the many irregularities that marred this election. Below you can find a timeline of events, which we have compiled after consulting with news sources […]

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    Click here to sign our petition.   Please join our call to the Honduran Ambassador in London to stop the attacks on civilians protesting against the conduct of the state during last week’s presidential elections. The Honduran Government has imposed a state of national emergency, restricting basic civil rights, authorising the use of […]

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Trade union activist and lawyer Francisco Ramรญrez cuellar needs protection.

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