Demands

Urgent needs: We want justice

– An independent, international investigation – e.g., through a cooperation agreement with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)
– Analysis of forensic evidence by Guatemalan Anthropological Forensics Foundation
– Ensuring the genuine protection of family members and members of COPINH. Berta had protective measures from Inter-American Commission but her security was a joke.

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Sampling of Statements Demanding Justice for Berta

From the Family: We are devastated by the loss of our fearless Bertita. She was a leader who fought on behalf of human rights and the environment, and spoke truth to power. We ask the international community and human rights organizations around the world to put pressure on their leaders to bring about justice. Her murder is an act of cowardice that will only amplify Bertita’s message to bring about change in Honduras and make this a better, more humane world.

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Statement from the family of Berta Cáceres

Berta CaceresWe are devastated by the loss of our fearless Bertita. She was a leader who fought on behalf of human rights and the environment, and spoke truth to power. We ask the international community and human rights organizations around the world to put pressure on their leaders to bring about justice. Her murder is an act of cowardice that will only amplify Bertita’s message to bring about change in Honduras and make this a better, more humane world.

Contact: Silvio Carrillo
415.244.8281

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