Urgent Action update: Land defenders in Río Blanco still at risk

On 16 July, the Civic Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) reported new attacks that affected at least 25 families of the community of Río Blanco, Intibucá, Honduras, that saw their food crop intentionally destroyed next to the where Rosalina Dominguez, her four sons and two other members of the community of Río Blanco were threatened last 30 April and 1 May 2019. We urge the Minister of Human Rights to immediately guarantee the safety of members of Río Blanco and COPINH, and to further the investigations of any attacks against them.

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PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 2 SEPTEMBER 2019

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

Karla Eugenia Cueva Aguilar
Ministerio de Derechos Humanos
Palmira, Edificio Torre Futura, Ave. República de Panamá, 
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., Honduras
Email: karlacueva144@gmail.com 

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 hondurasuk@lineone.net
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

 

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