Honduras

The endemic corruption, poverty, lack of basic services and opportunities and widespread violence are the major motivating factors for the hundreds of Hondurans making their way towards the US

Peoples Dispatch joined the call to stand in solidarity with the family of Berta Cáceres and COPINH, to demand justice and raise awareness about what has happened with the case

After first round of convictions, victims continue their demand that the people and structures who financed the assassination be prosecuted and punished

The victims have denounced nationally and internationally the irregularities committed by the courts and the Attorney General in Honduras throughout this trial and last month their legal representation was even excluded from the proceedings

Nearly 1,500 police and soldiers invaded the anti-mining camp, firing at the protesters who were struggling to defend and protect their land and water

The trial has continued for the past 6 days without the presence of Berta Cáceres’ family and their legal team. The team had earlier challenged the credibility of the judges hearing the case

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