AFL-CIO Joins International Mission Demanding Accountability and Human Rights Protections in Honduras

March 17, 2016 Monika Greenhow

On March 3, human rights activists denounced the assassination of Berta Cáceres, a leader for indigenous rights and environmental justice with the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras. The Ides of March in Honduras demonstrated once again that the shocking level of violence against activists since the 2009 coup—with some 200 murdered—has reached crisis proportions.

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