Tag: protected witness

Standing Up, Speaking Out

  • November 26, 2019

Our homicide intervention provided support to Rosa when her husband was murdered, and her testimony made a conviction possible.

The Witness | How to Solve a Murder in Honduras

  • September 11, 2018


THE WITNESS. Chapter 1 in the “How to Solve a Murder in Honduras” Series. Brave witnesses are crucial to convicting murderers in Honduras. Some of these witnesses later become community informants, providing Peace and Justice staff with important information and insight about crime in their neighborhood, and helping to solve even more cases.

Building Hope in Honduras’ Judicial System One Case at a Time

  • March 15, 2017

In a country where impunity is staggering, and where witnesses often have more to fear than criminals, Martha Lopez made the brave decision to testify in the criminal case against the men who killed her nephew. She didn’t do so alone. Staff from AJS have been alongside her every step, counseling her, supporting her, and bringing the case to justice.

Finding Hope in Zones of Conflict

  • October 26, 2016

AJS’s Peace and Justice Project reaches out to the families of homicide victims and offers a listening ear. They also help with filing a police report, facilitating investigation, and accompanying witnesses through the process of giving testimony. It is this personal interaction that can make the difference between a conviction and another murderer let to go free.