CODEHUCA

AcronymDefinition
CODEHUCACommission for the Defense of Human Rights in Central America
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(50) De acuerdo con Kattel Mahieau, (51) esta organizacion de mujeres surgio con el apoyo de la organizacion Servicio Paz y Justicia-Costa Rica (SERPAJ-CR), de la CODEHU y CODEHUCA, tal y como se relata en la siguiente transcripcion:
* Co-fundador de la asociacion Comision para la defensa de los derechos humanos en Centroamerica, CODEHUCA, 1978.
* Coordinador General de codehuca, contribuyo en la elaboracion de un informe anual sobre el funcionamiento de las procuradurias de derechos humanos de El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Costa Rica.
Referring to a study by nongovernmental organizations, CODEHUCA said the core of the security problem was that organized crime had protection from police and military forces.
[Sources: Agence France-Presse, 05/07/01; Associated Press, Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA), Prensa Libre (Guatemala), 07/09/01; The Financial Times (London), 07/10/01; Spanish News Service EFE, 04/07/01, 07/07/01, 07/11/01; Notimex, 07/11/01; La Nacion (Costa Rica), 06/02/01, 07/01/01, 07/03/01, 07/08/01, 07/09/01, 07/10/01, 07/11/01, 07/12/01; The Tico Times (Costa Rica), 07/13/01]
Celia Medrano, general coordinator of the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA), told IPS, "There was no real political will among leaders in the region to enforce respect for human rights."
Alma Benitez of the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA) called the government's actions a "flagrant violation of human rights."
From San Jose, Costa Rica, the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA) advised El Salvador to "withdraw its support and concealment of terrorist activities against Cuba."
The Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA) said the police were in clear violation of human rights.
In December, the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA) said it would carefully watch events in Guatemala.
Meanwhile, the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA) gave Nicaragua another jolt in its December report on human-rights conditions in Central America.
But a 1998 report from the Comision de Derechos Humanos de Centroamerica (CODEHUCA), while conceding that Nicaraguan immigrants encounter some abuses in Costa Rica, blamed most of the problem on failures of the Nicaraguan government.