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Honduras: Villagers Take Legal Action To Keep Gold Mine Firm From Digging Up Graves
World  (tags: Honduras, Gold Mining Firm, Digs Up Graves, Villagers Sue, conflict, corruption, HumanRights, humans, interesting, news, world )

Fiona
- 414 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Nothing is sacred in the path of gold miners in northwestern Honduras âEUR" not even the dead. A transnational mining company, Aura Minerals, has been digging up graves in a 200-year-old cemetery.
Petition - Risking Their Lives to Save Their Land
World  (tags: honduras, Indigenous Peoples Rights, mining interests, hydroelectric, exploitation of resources, Land Rights, activism, Environmental Defenders, conflicts, struggles, politics, support )


- 631 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
For the Indigenous Lenca people in Honduras, the land is their life. But huge hydroelectric, mining and other interests are out to exploit that land. MILPAH, the Independent Lenca Indigenous Movement of La Paz, is at the forefront of the struggle...
Petition: Justice for Lesbia Janeth Urquia: Protect Female Activists From Political Femicide in Honduras
World  (tags: FEMICIDE, Berta Caceres, Honduras, Environmentalists MURDERED, privatization of Rivers, Indigenous Rights and Resistance, danger for activists, government complicity, Hillary Clinton 'Hard Choices' on Hondur )

Barbara
- 1100 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Lesbia Janeth Urquia was a female, indigenous activist in Honduras who was murdered. Urquia worked with Berta Caceres', who was gunned down months earlier, organization - Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras (Copinh). Named POLITICAL FEMICIDE
Unknown Assailants Abduct, Murder Activist in Honduras | News | TeleSUR English
World  (tags: Honduras, Berta Caceres, murder of Environmental Activists, Hillary Clinton responsible, COPINH, resisting dam, Indigenous Peoples Resistance, assassination, the 1%, U.S. complicity )

Barbara
- 1100 days ago - telesurtv.net
a member of The Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, or COPINH, the group founded by Berta Caceres, who was assassinated in March. According to La Voz Lenca, the communications arm of COPINH, Urquia was an active member of the
They Murdered My Mother for Defending the Environment - Help Me Seek Justice | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Pro
World  (tags: Berta C├íceres, environmental activists murdered, indigenous people, guatamala, US State Dept John Kerry, danger to environmental activists, Honduras )

Barbara
- 1108 days ago - commondreams.org
The Guardian reported that a Honduran military unit - trained by the United States - had been ordered to kill Berta - and dozens of other environmental activists - months before her death.
Cosponsor the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act - Petition
World  (tags: Berta Caceres, Honduras, human rights, assassination, indigenous, environmental leader, US funding )

Sheryl
- 1121 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
In response to the assassination of Honduran indigenous environmental leader Berta Caceres Representatives have introduced legislation that would suspend U.S. funding to the govt of Honduras for police and military operations violating human rights.
Will Corruption Take Down More US Allies in Latin America?
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, United States, Corruption, Mexico, disappearances and human rights abuses, Human rights, Politics )

Judy
- 1409 days ago - telesurtv.net
Current and former presidents from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and Panama have been implicated in massive corruption scandals. These are also among the leaders that have received the backing and support of the U.S. government in various ways.
Pledge to Protect Forgotten Children All Over the World! Please Take Action!
World  (tags: children's rights, child traffficking, gang violence, murder, impoverished, Latin American countries, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua )

Barb
- 1777 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In impoverished Latin American countries like Honduras, Guatemala, or Nicaragua, countless abandoned children roam the streets -- often falling victim to trafficking, gang violence or murder. This is not just an international problem.
U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Child Migrants, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, CAFTA, NAFTA, poverty, child refugees, Mexico, privitazation )

Sheryl
- 1815 days ago - democracynow.org
Economic policies driven by U.S.-funded lending organizations like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, along with CAFTA and NAFTA has increased poverty and other policies have increased corruption.
Activists Accuse World Bank of Deadly Dealings in Honduras
World  (tags: ethics, government, World Bank, economics, forced relocation of farmers, overdevelopment, THird World, Honduras, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, Refugees&Relief, society, politics, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 2020 days ago - globalpost.com
An internal report is set to raise the lid on funding for an industry that's forcing farmers off the land.
Justice for Tomás Garcia ACTION
World  (tags: Honduras, Tomas Garcia, corruption, justice, indigenous rights, violence )

Nancy
- 2191 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tomás was a member of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). His tragic death is just the latest example of the violence and injustice that has permeated the region.
Honduras Claims Unwanted Title Of World's Murder Capital
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, news, Honduras, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 2226 days ago - npr.org
Latin America is riddled with crime, and no place is more violent than Honduras. It has just 8 million people, but with as many as 20 people killed there every day, it now has the highest murder rate in the world.
*Take Action* Secretary Kerry: What Is Going on in Honduras?
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Central America, conflict, corruption, death, government, Honduras, politics )

Kit
- 2234 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
According to a report cited by the Associated Press, 149 civilians have been killed by the police in the past two years alone.
No Aid to Honduran Death Squads ACTION
World  (tags: violence, death squads, Bonilla, Honduras, humanrights, world, corruption )

Nancy
- 2294 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
On March 17, the AP reported that, in the last three years, upwards of 150 formal complaints have been made to Honduran prosecutors about death-squad type killings in the capital of Tegucigalpa, with at least 50 additional complaints made in San Pedro...
 

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