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Urgent Action: Land defenders at risk

On 30 April and 1 May 2019, Rosalina Dominguez, her four sons and two members of the community of Río Blanco, Intibucá, in Honduras were threatened. The community members are afraid that this might be the beginning of a new wave of attacks against them after previous threats for protesting the Agua Zarca Dam together with the Civic Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). We urge the Minister of Human Rights to immediately guarantee the safety of Rosalina Domínguez, her family, members of Río Blanco and COPINH and to investigate any attacks against them.

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Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Spanish to:


Minister of Human Rights
Karla Eugenia Cueva Aguilar
Ministerio de Derechos Humanos
Contiguo Edificio Rojo y Complejo 
Hotelero Plaza San Martín, 
Avenida República de Panamá, 
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Salutation: Dear Minister Cueva


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR IVAN ROMERO-MARTINEZ, Embassy of Honduras, 4th Floor 136 Baker Street W1U 6UD, 020 7486 4880, Fax 020 7486 4550,

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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