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MARGUERITE BARANKITSE AWARDED THE AURORA PRIZE
HRDS DEMAND JUSTICE FOR BERTA CACERES IN FRONT OF HONDURAN EMBASSY
HONDURAN ENVIRONMENTAL HRDS VISIT BRUSSELS
  • MARGUERITE BARANKITSE AWARDED THE AURORA PRIZE

    Marguerite Barankitse from Maison Shalom and REMA Hospital in Burundi was named as the inaugural Laureate of the $1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. Her amazing work saving thousands of orphans and refugees during the years of civil war in Burundi was recognized on April 24th in Yerevan as she was handed the prize by Selection Committee Co-Chair George Clooney. “Our values are human values. When you have compassion, [...]

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  • HRDS DEMAND JUSTICE FOR BERTA CACERES IN FRONT OF HONDURAN EMBASSY

      ” […] Today, we say that Berta hasn’t died. The murderers were wrong. She lives.” Bertha Zúñiga   A demonstration was held on April 20th in front of the Honduran embassy in Brussels in order to call justice for the murders of world-renowned activist and Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Cáceres - leader of Lenca Indigenous group COPINH – and her colleague Nelson Garcia but also to put an [...]

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  • HONDURAN ENVIRONMENTAL HRDS VISIT BRUSSELS

    This week two human rights and environmental defenders from COPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) will be visiting Brussels. Afterwards the Indigenous Lenca activists will tour five European countries to demand justice for the murder of their leader Berta Cáceres, call on involved European companies to withdraw indefinitely from the Agua Zarca Dam project, and call on the EU to take action in support of human [...]

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