State-Sponsored Kidnapping of Juan Chinchilla and his escape

Rights Action reports that on January 8th Juan Chinchilla, a journalist and leader of MUCA (Unified Peasant Movement of Aguan), was kidnapped heading towards the campesino settlement La Concepcion, in the municipality of Tocoa, Colon, the northern part of Honduras. Before being kidnapped, Juan called friends and told them that he was being followed. Shortly after his bike was found on the road with two bullet holes in it. He managed to escape on the evening of January 9th after being tortured.

Juan Chinchilla (Rights Action)

Read full article here. Interview with Juan Chinchilla

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