"We work in a country where there is no war but it seems as though there is. It is safer to be a war journalist than a journalist writing about social issues in Honduras, where around every corner we sense danger waiting for us” Dina Meza
Between 2001 and April 2019, 77 people working in the media were killed by violent means in Honduras, according to data from the Honduran National Human Rights Commission. Moreover, almost 45% of these people were killed since 2014, which means the dangers associated with this profession have risen sharply. Added to the increase in attacks and criminalisation are high impunity rates. Indeed, since January 2017, CONADEH has received around one hundred complaints of actions against freedom of expression, more than 90% of which remain unpunished.