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Honduras

21 March 2013

InSight Crime (Bogota)

More than 50 lawyers were murdered in Honduras between 2010 and 2012, according to a government report, with almost total impunity for their killers. In the first three years of President Porfirio Lobo's rule 53 lawyers were murdered, yet only two people have been convicted in the cases, according to a report submitted to the Honduran Congress by the country's National Human Rights Commission. The lawyers, 43 of whom were men, worked not only in criminal law, but also... (GunPolicy.org)

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