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6.6.16

Case History: COPINH | Front Line Defenders - COPINH members have been in extreme danger since their leader, the Goldmann Environmental Prize winner Berta Cáceres, was killed on 3 March 2016. Ms. Cáceres, an internationally recognised and celebrated activist, had endured years of judicial harassment, threats and intimidation due to her work opposing the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project, that threatened the Gualcarque river basin, sacred to the Lenca people. Shortly after Ms. Cáceres assasination, on 15 March 2016, an unknown attacker shot dead COPINH member Nelson García, as he returned to his home in Río Lindo. Earlier that day, García had accompanied a community in Río Chiquito who was violently evicted by police and military officers.


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