Category Archives: Latin America

Fighting and Dying For Justice in Honduras

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Just two short weeks after the death of Berta Cacerés, another member of her organization was gunned down and brutally murdered. Nelson Garcia, father of five, was on his way home for lunch when two unidentified assailants shot him in … Continue reading

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Action urgente après l’assassinat d’une militante écologiste au Honduras

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Un témoin de l’assassinat de la militante écologiste et autochtone hondurienne Berta Cáceres est retenu au Honduras

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Urgent Action: Environmental Activist Assassinated in Honduras

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Witness to the assassination of Honduran indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres being held in Honduras.

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A message of thanks from NOMADESC

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I sometimes wonder when I sign urgent actions and petitions what impact they have. Do leaders listen? Are our concerns heard? One thing is certain – our partners on whose behalf we write these urgent actions most certainly do hear … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Colombian Union Leaders Receive Death Threats

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Dear friends, This week we received disturbing news from our partner NOMADESC in Valle de Cauca, Colombia informing us of new, very explicit death threats against labour leaders in the region. Among those threatened is teacher activist Julian Lozano, with … Continue reading

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