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.
On September 25, the preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin against David Castillo, one of the people accused of planning the murder of Berta Cáceres
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
10 years since the coup d’état in Honduras we look at the role of the US and international financial institutions in the coup
10 years after the military coup d’état in Honduras, we take a look at the watershed moment which changed the history of Honduras and Latin America
COPINH celebrates 6 years of the beginning of the struggle in defense of the Gualcarque river and 26th anniversary of its founding by reaffirming its commitment to fighting for life, freedom and justice
Three years after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, the people of the world continue to demand justice and join her struggle against neoliberalism, colonialism, patriarchy and capitalism
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
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
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
The migrant caravan, which has been met with threats from Donald Trump, is the result of poverty, growing crime and repression in Honduras. The US has played a key role in propping up the government of Juan Orlando Hernández, who was reelected in November through blatant electoral fraud.