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The high-profile murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres in 2016 was tragically not an isolated incident, in a country that has consistently been one of the deadliest countries in the world for land and environmental defenders. We have also documented threats to Honduras’s forest communities, with criminal activity stripping the country of its natural wealth and causing violent social unrest.

  • Blog Post | July 29, 2022

    Honduras: new faces, old challenges

    In January 2022, the first female president of Honduras came to power specifically committing to adopt protection policies for human rights defenders. However, the outlook six months into her mandate remains challenging, and guarantees for human rights defenders are yet to be secured
    Xiomara Castro president of Honduras inauguration



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