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

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...
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...
Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Escapes Machete Attack in Honduras

Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Escapes Machete Attack in Honduras

The Guardian reports that Bertha Zuñiga, daughter of the murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres, has survived an armed attack. Zuñiga, 26, was attacked along with two other members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras...