U.S. Condemns Murder of Honduran Activist Berta Caceres 03/04/2016 06:18 PM EST U.S. Condemns Murder of Honduran Activist Berta Caceres

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Press Statement

John Kirby
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
March 4, 2016

 


The United States condemns the murder of civil society activist Berta Caceres and calls upon the Honduran government to conduct a prompt, thorough, and transparent investigation and to ensure those responsible are brought to justice.

We offer our sincere condolences to her family, friends, and the people of Honduras, who have lost a dedicated defender of the environment and of human rights.

We offer again the full support of the United States to help bring the perpetrators to justice.

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