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The World Demands Justice for the Murder of Berta Cáceres

March 2, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman RightsIndigenous Rights.

On March 2, 2016, Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, an organizer with the Lenca people’s resistance in Honduras, was murdered despite security measures that she had been granted given constant threats against her. Today, in Ottawa, in response to the call from Berta’s family and her organization the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of • Read More »

Berta Didn’t Die, She Multiplied

June 16, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman RightsIndigenous Rights.

Join the call for #Justice4Berta/#JusticiaParaBerta, sign and share our petition here. Yesterday, dozens of people gathered in front of the Honduran Embassy in Ottawa to demand justice for Berta Cáceres, a world-renowned Indigenous Lenca leader who was brutally murdered while she slept on March 2. Mexican activist Gustavo Castro also faced an attempt on his • Read More »

Another Indigenous Leader Killed in Honduras, Canadian Organizations say Enough is Enough

March 18, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman RightsIndigenous Rights.

(Montreal/Toronto/Ottawa) Today, fifty Canadian organizations and networks sent a letter calling on the Canadian Government to pressure Honduran authorities and review Canadian foreign policy after another member of Berta Cáceres’ organization was murdered this week. On Tuesday, Nelson Noé García Laínez from the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) was murdered • Read More »

Assassination of Berta Cáceres

March 3, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman RightsIndigenous Rights.

Shocking and terribly sad news from the National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras: March 3, 2016 This evening at approximately midnight, the General Coordinator of COPINH, Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her hometown of La Esperanza, Intibucá. At least two individuals broke down the door of the house where Berta was staying for • Read More »