CODEHComité para la Defensa de Derechos Humanos de Honduras (Spanish: Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Honduras)
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That same week, miguel Angel Pavon, the CODEH official who was also the first witness in the trial, received a black tie in the mail.
Furthermore, ever since CODEH began denouncing disappearances in the early 1980s, the Administration has used every opportunity to discredit it and its director, Ramon Custodio.
"Some union leaders have folded under to the interests of the company owners," said Ramon Custodio, president of CODEH. "They help prevent the organizing of the workers, they turn a blind eye when pregnant women get fired or the workday is lengthened beyond what is humanly possible."
And according to Maritza Paredes, a lawyer who heads CODEH's maquila work, a majority of maquila personnel directors are former Labor Ministry inspectors, forming an old-boy network.
Other examples Pavon cited were police actions against CODEH and Social Security workers.
He told Medina that the Security Ministry had fallen into a pattern of "systematic violence" against human rights and called Fonseca's behavior "irrational." He alleged that CODEH had information about an attempt against the life of a CODEH worker.
Ramon Custodio, president of the Comite para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos (CODEH), considers Interiano the source of the troubles within the officer corps because of his controversial appointment as army chief over more senior officers.
Human rights advocate says plot may have been faked Ramon Custodio, head of the Comite para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos (CODEH), said the conspiracy might have been a ruse to justify the removal of officers loyal to the Constitution and to the principle of civilian control of the military.
Human rights leader wants former general out of UN Ramon Custodio, head of the Comite de Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Honduras (CODEH), has renewed his campaign to remove a former general accused of human rights abuses from his UN job.
In January 1998, CODEH brought charges against Hung Pacheco, then Armed Forces chief Gen.
Ramon Custodio, president of the nongovernmental Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Honduras (CODEH), said some officers tried to have Dumas fired.