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  • [06/07/2016] Lesbia Yaneth Urquia

    Honduras

    Indigenous rights defender, Lesbia Yaneth Urquia, opposing hydroelectric dam La Aurora, assassinated. Lesbia was an active member of El Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras - COPINH.

    Hydropower & dam projects

  • [27/11/2015] Vidal Leiva

    Honduras

    Assasination attempt on the leader of Comité de Defensa de Tierras de las comunidades Garífunas, opposing construction of a dock for luxury cruiseships

    Cruise ship, Tourism and 1 other

  • [04/01/2015] Juan Francisco Martínez

    Honduras

    Killing of indigenous leader opposing Los Encinos‏ hydroelectric dam. Juan Francisco Martínez was a member of the Movimiento Indígena Lenca de la Paz- Honduras – MILPA (Lenca Independent Movement of La Paz - Honduras), and worked on issues relating to...

    Hydropower & dam projects

  • [04/04/2015] Luis de Reyes Marcía

    Honduras

    Assassination of indigenous leader in land struggle against mining projects and logging. For nearly a decade, Tolupan indigenous peoples from northern Honduras have been threatened, criminalised and killed for taking a stand against illegal logging and...

    Logging & lumber

  • [20/12/2015] Javier Vásquez Benítez

    Honduras

    Killing of indigenous leader & land rights defender opposing Los Encinos‏ hydroelectric dam. Mr. Javier Vásquez Benítez, a member of the Independent Indigenous Lenca de la Paz - Honduras Movement (MILPAH), was murdered in the context of social...

    Hydropower & dam projects

  • [28/12/2015] Mario Zamora Lara

    Honduras

    Killing of peasant leader & land rights defender in Honduras.

  • [20/05/2016] Comité Ambientalista de la Comunidad de Azacualpa

    Honduras

    Through a public statement, the Canadian Aura Minerals Corporation required the Azacualpa Community Environmental Committee "to withdraw their request to the Canadian Embassy to withdraw support from our company, which is unfounded".

    Mining

    Projects: Honduras_San Andres mine

  • [09/05/2016]Tomás Gómez Membreño

    Honduras

    Protest leader and current COPINH General Coordinator leader allegedly was beaten up at a protest demanding investigation into death of Bertha Caceres. Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [29/04/2016] Martín Fernández Guzmán [Dignity and Justice Movement (MADJ)]

    Honduras

    Lawyer accompanying communities threatened. Repeated harassment and threats by military and anonymous individuals against human rights defender Martín Fernández Guzmán, General Coordinator of Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad y la Justicia (MADJ),...

    Mining, Mining and 1 other

  • [01/03/2016] Gustavo Castro

    Honduras

    Activist and sole witness to Berta Caceres' murder prevented from leaving Honduras. Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous group Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [01/03/2016]Óscar Castro

    Honduras

    Brother of the sole witness to Berta Caceres' murder prevented from leaving Honduras. Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous group Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [15/03/2016] Nelson García

    Honduras

    Member of COPINH killed. Nelson Garcia was a member of Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras). COPINH has been active for over 20 years campaigning...

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [03/03/2016]Berta Cáceres

    Honduras

    Assassination of Berta Cáceres, the leader of the indigenous group Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras) took place in the early hours of 3rd...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [01/01/2016]Berta Cáceres

    Honduras

    Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous group Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras). COPINH has been active for over 20 years campaigning for...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

    Projects: Honduras_Agua Zarca dam

  • [29/01/2016] Ana Miriam Romero

    Honduras

    Home of 2 indigenous land rights defenders opposing. Ana Miriam has been targeted after opposing the construction of the Los Encinos hydroelectric dam on her community’s land. Her and other villagers of Santa Elena first heard about the Los Encinos dam...

    Hydropower & dam projects

  • [29/01/2016] Rosario Vasquez Pineda

    Honduras

    Home of 2 indigenous land rights defenders opposing hydroelectric project Los Encinos attacked

    Hydropower & dam projects

  • [29/06/2015] Alfredo López

    Honduras

    Radio host, publicly criticial of Izopo resort project, reports being attacked

    Tourism

  • [29/05/2015] Consuelo Soto

    Honduras

    Indigenous leader who enjoys precautionary measures from Inter-American Court, receives threats. For nearly a decade, Tolupan indigenous peoples from northern Honduras have been threatened, criminalised and killed for taking a stand against illegal...

    Logging & lumber

  • [11/11/2016] Medelin David Hernandez

    Honduras

    A member of the Honduran Garífuna community, known for opposing the tourism complex development, was assaulted and imprisoned.

    Cruise ship, Tourism

  • [06/05/2016]Alexander García Sorto

    Honduras

    On 6 May 2016, a gunman repeatedly shot COPINH leader and Lenca human rights defender Alexander García Sorto outside his home in Llano Grande, Colomoncagua, as he was on his way to a meeting with other colleagues. Mr. García was wounded in his left...

    Energy, Hydropower & dam projects and 7 others

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