Honduras: 1 year since Berta Cáceres’ murder – selected materials
March 2017 marks the first anniversary of the assassination of Berta Caceres, a Honduran human rights and environmental rights champion, awarded with the Goldman Prize. Berta defended the rights of the Lenca people that were affected by DESA hydroelectric project. This story gathers media articles, calls for justice, and features an interview BHRRC did with one of her daughters and COPINH member Laura Zúñiga.
This story also includes the latest response received from DESA on criticisms against them over their lawsuit against women's rights defender, Suyapa Martínez, for her pronouncements on the murder of Berta Cáceres (only available in Spanish).