European Union demands independent investigation of Cáceres murder

maj 26, 2016 · No comments

Human Rights activist Berta Cáceres was murdered on march 2nd in Honduras. Cáceres was the leader of the indigenous Lenca-people; having spent the last few years opposing a large dam-building project, Aguas Zarca. After an open letter to the EU, signed by a large number of civil society organisations,…

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Enterprises in focus for new delegation to Guatemala

april 1, 2016 · No comments

Working for Human Rights in Guatemala can be life threatening. For the second year running, a Swedish delegation carrying representatives from the business, church and non-governmental sectors, travelled to the country in order to highlight the situation. This year, focus is being put on the responsibilities…

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Another Honduran activist murdered – Swedish action for justice

mars 22, 2016 · No comments

On March 3rd, the world was chocked and apalled by the news that peasant leader, environmental activist and defender of human rights, Berta Cáceres, had been murdered in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras. Berta Cáceres was the leader of We Effect’s partner organization COPINH, Consejo Indígena…

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Farmer leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres murdered

mars 8, 2016 · No comments

On the eve of March 2nd, Berta Cáceres, the leader of We Effect partner organization COPINH (Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras), was murdered in her home town of Esperanza, Honduras. According to reports in the media, at least two people broke into…

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An enriching exchange between Palestine and El Salvador

mars 4, 2015 · No comments

During one week in February a special exchange took place in El Salvador. A group of Palestinian cooperative members came to visit and meet with housing cooperatives and organisations. Meetings were held with organisations such as the Salvadoran Federation for Development and Minimum Housing, FUNDASAL, the…

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