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Video Tribute to Berta Cáceres: Six Months On

September 20, 2016

Six months ago, the inspirational Lenca leader Berta Cáceres was assassinated by armed intruders in her home in Honduras. Since then, five people have been detained for her murder, with no trial date yet set. Despite this, her family has been advocating for an independent investigation into her death which her daughter, Berta Zúñiga Cáceres, believes was orchestrated by the company that planned to build the Agua Zarca dam — a project Berta and the local community fought tirelessly to stop. 

Six months on, we honor her legacy and invite you to join her family calling for justice for Berta and respect for human rights in Honduras.

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