Writers at Risk Database

Dina Meza

Dina Meza, an internationally renowned human rights defender, journalist, and founding member of PEN Honduras, experiences ongoing harassment and surveillance. PEN believes she is targeted for practicing free expression,… More

Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa

Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa

Padilla Figueroa, a journalist and student leader, was reportedly sentenced in 2017 to three years in prison for his participation in protests at the Honduran National Autonomous University. Though… More

Jairo López

A member of PEN Honduras, López has been repeatedly arrested in retaliation for his political commentary and reporting, and has been prohibited from leaving the country and required to… More