Guardian-Berta Cáceres murder: international lawyers launch new investigation

A group of international legal experts has launched an independent inquiry into the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres amid widespread concerns over the official investigation.

Five lawyers from the US, Guatemala and Colombia are in Honduras to try to uncover the intellectual authors behind the assassination of Cáceres and the attempted murder of her colleague the Mexican environmentalist Gustavo Castro.

The International Advisory Group of Experts (Gaipe, by its Spanish acronym) has been convened at the behest of Cáceres’s family, whose calls for an independent international investigation have been rejected by the government.

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