Tuesday, August 23, 2016

6 Months since the Assassination: COPINH puts out Call to Action

Call to Action

The Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) calls on its communities and social movements, organizations and civil society to join us in the “Justice for Berta NOW” Days of Artistic, Cultural and Spiritual Mobilization that will take place September 1st-3rd in La Esperanza, Intibucá, Honduras.

The objective of this action is to share through mobilization, art and spirituality our cry for justice for the assassination of our compañera and sister Berta Cáceres Flores and to continue camping together in actions to denounce the participation of Honduran institutions, private enterprise and international banks in this crime.

During this action we will continue to demand that the state accept an Independent Investigatory Commission and the immediate and definitive cancellation of the deadly DESA-Agua Zarca project.

We also call on the international community to join in this action with public actions that show support for these demands.

Below is a table of activities:

Thursday September 1st
Bringing flowers to the grave of our sister Berta.
Cemetery in La Esperanza, Intibucá.

Showing of documentary about the struggle of Berta Cáceres & COPINH
 “Utopía” Convening and Friendship Center
Friday September 2nd
Justice for Berta NOW March
We leave from “La Gruta”

Spiritual ceremony.
“Utopía” Convening and Friendship Center

Concert and theater demanding Justice.
“Utopía” Convening and Friendship Center
Saturday September 3rd
Forum on the impact of dams in Lenca communities
“Utopía” Convening and Friendship Center

With the ancestral strength of Berta, Lempira, Mota, Iselaca and Ettempica we raise our voices full of life, justice, freedom, dignity and peace!

It has been 6 since this crime, 6 months of impunity!
Justice for Berta NOW!

La Esperanza, Intibucá August 22nd, 2016

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