#JusticiaParaBerta: More than 900 days without environmental activist Berta Cáceres

#JusticiaParaBerta: More than 900 days without environmental activist Berta Cáceres

Via Open Democracy/DemocraciaAbierta 2 and a half years after Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead, her family are still fighting for a fair trial. Today, Berta symbolises the voice of environmental activism and the defence of indigenous...
#JusticiaParaBerta: More than 900 days without environmental activist Berta Cáceres

Berta Didn’t Die, She Multiplied: Two Year Anniversary of Berta Cáceres’ Assassination

March 2 marks the 2nd year anniversary of the brutal assassination of Berta Cáceres, co-founder and leader of the Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). In coming weeks, people around the world will respond to COPINH’s call for people to...
Indigenous Community Judge Shot Dead As Colonial Violence Terrorizes Nicaragua

Indigenous Community Judge Shot Dead As Colonial Violence Terrorizes Nicaragua

By COURTNEY PARKER Originally published by Intercontinental Cry   One day after she received an ominous warning, Indigenous Community Judge Celedonia Zalazar Point and her husband, Tito José González Bendles, were shot to death by Colonos in the northern...
200 Environmental and Land Rights Activists Killed in 2016 as Global Crisis Spreads

200 Environmental and Land Rights Activists Killed in 2016 as Global Crisis Spreads

Killings of those protesting land grabs in one-third more countries than 2015 Nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 whilst protecting their land, forests and rivers from mining, logging and agricultural companies, a new report from Global Witness...
Activists Taking on Hydroelectric Projects Face Persecution, Assassination

Activists Taking on Hydroelectric Projects Face Persecution, Assassination

This week, Pablo Solon will be summoned for his first declaration before a prosecutor and could potentially be placed into preventative detention. Solon, Director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian...