The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges in the struggle for justice for Berta Cáceres, a leader of COPINH assassinated by hitmen with links to the Honduran state in 2016
The report published by Global Witness, an NGO based in Washington DC, titled ‘Defending Tomorrow’ stated that over 212 “land defenders” were killed in 21 countries last year.
COPINH has been engaged in a tireless struggle to end the impunity enjoyed by the elites in Honduras responsible for this crime and others
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Berta Cáceres was assassinated nearly four years ago by hitmen in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, despite overwhelming evidence linking the most powerful families in Honduras to the crime, justice has yet to be served
We also look at the issue of persecution of student activists in Swaziland
The seven people convicted of murdering Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres have received jail terms ranging between 30 and 34 years but those who planned and financed the crime remain free
On December 2, seven people will be sentenced for their role in the assassination of Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres. However, this is only the first step as those who planned and financed the crime are yet to be brought to justice
In this episode of Around the world in 8 minutes, we take a look into the Berta Caceres case, coal workers’ strike in India, the demolition of shacks of slum dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa.
10 years after the coup d’état in Honduras, we speak with Camilo Bermúdez to look at the transformation of Honduran social movements and the legacy of Berta Cáceres
The crops of the Lenca community were destroyed, allegedly by members of the Madrid family, in what is the latest instance of harassment of the indigenous inhabitants of Río Blanco in Honduras
COPINH has evidence connecting the slain Olvin Gustavo García Mejía and DESA president David Castillo who is soon to face legal proceedings in the Berta Cáceres murder case