At an international gathering to honor Berta Cáceres, dozens of goons – hired by DESA and protected by Honduran national police – attacked the peaceful group with machetes and rocks.
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
A culture of impunity, misguided U.S. policy that has pursued expediency above principle, and an unwillingness of Honduras’ political elites to reform their institutions of justice and governance are all to blame.
The legendary activist dedicated her struggles to martyrs in the fights against exploitation and imperialism. Now she’s become one herself.
An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the Murder of Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres
Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceres.