Guatemala’s Chief Human Rights Prosecutor Arrested on Trumped-Up Charges

Escrito por  |  23 / September / 2016

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Attorney General Thelma Aldana arrived in Washington to convince aid and lending agencies of Guatemala’s commitment to rule of law just a day after their government arrested its most prominent human rights prosecutor.

Six Months Without Berta; Six Months Without Justice

Escrito por  |  12 / September / 2016
"The right to be happy is very subversive so we should all strive to be happy"

Six months after the murder of Berta Caceres, far from forgetting, people throughout the world demanded justice and vowed to continue her organizing work in defense of land and territory locally, regionally and internationally.

Honduran Human Rights Organizations Call for Suspension of US Aid

Escrito por  |  1 / September / 2016

Some fifty major Honduran human rights organizations wrote a letter to the New York Times expressing their conviction that US aid is perpetuating violations of human rights in their country.

Death Squad Revelations and the New Police in Honduras

Escrito por  |  1 / July / 2016

On June 21, 2015 the London-based Guardian newspaper published an article describing the testimony of a soldier who says he deserted the army after his unit was given an order to kill activists whose names appeared on two lists. The second list contained the name of Lenca indigenous leader Berta Caceres, murdered last March.

New Goldman Prize Winner Vows Murder of Previous One Won’t Deter Her

Escrito por  |  21 / April / 2016

Like Berta Caceres before her, Maxima Acuña has resisted violence and eviction in championing the protection of natural resources against powerful international corporate exploitation.

The Lethal Arms of the U.S. Drug War in Honduras

Escrito por  |  12 / April / 2016
Troops from USSOUTHCOM train Hondurans at Puerto Castilla Navy base - photo Dialogo Revista Militar Digital

On December 28, 2015 in the early morning, the Honduran Navy shot and killed two Afro-Indigenous Garifuna men, Jostin Lino Palacios, age 24 and Elvis Garcia, age 19 in Barra de Iriona in the department of Colon, on the northeast coast of Honduras.

The Voice of Berta Cáceres

Escrito por  |  20 / March / 2016

Berta Cáceres united sectors and issues, across borders. And by bringing paths together, she was building a broad road to freedom. That is the road she has left to her children, and to the many others who will follow in her footsteps.