Case #31804

Country of Origin: 
Honduras
Type of persecution: 
Gang-related violence
Gang - Extortion
Gang - Recruitment
Military/Police service
Conscientious objector
Gender of applicant: 
Male

Case Summary

The IJ granted CAT protection to a Honduran man who had experienced persecution. In Honduras the applicant operated a car mechanic shop that was next door to a police station. The police wanted him to sell drugs from his shop, and when he refused they extorted him for two months. When the applicant could no longer pay, they violently mutilated him.

Date Submitted

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 07:07