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Honduran activist, Berta Cáceres, murdered

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Berta Cáceres, 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize winner, was on Wednesday night murdered in her home. Her assassins reportedly waited until well after dark before breaking into the house where she slept. During her lifetime, the late Ms Cáceres rallied her fellow indigenous Lenca people of Honduras and waged a grassroots campaign that successfully pressured the world’s largest dam builder to ...

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Greenpeace flays conviction of Cameroonian activist, Nasako Besingi

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According to the body, the environmental activist’s conviction is a judicial harassment and violation of freedom of expression in Cameroon Greenpeace Africa is alarmed by the judicial harassment against a prominent environmental activist and human rights defender. On Thursday, Nasako Besingi was sentenced to pay 344400 FCFA (575 USD) in fines or face one year in prison. “This is Besingi’s second ...

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