As the It Takes Roots to Weather the Storm People's Caravan heads to Philadelphia to confront the DNC, we continue our call to action for Justice for Berta Cáceres and all the other Honduran activists whose lives have been taken violently because of their organizing to defend Indigenous people, the Earth and women, and their struggle for self-determination.
On June 15th, we join the National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) and thousands of people around the world to say #JusticiaParaBerta!
On March 2nd 2016, Honduran feminist, Indigenous and environmental justice movement leader Berta Cáceres, co-founder of COPINH (Civic Council of Grassroots and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras), was assassinated at night in her home in a horrific violent repression against the grassroots campaign that Berta waged that successfully pressured the world’s largest dam builder to pull out of the Agua Zarca Dam.
In honor of International Women's Day 2016, members of GGJ and the World March of Women US chapter organized a live Twitter action during the GOP debate in Miami, FL on Thursday March March 10th. The evening kicked off with Miami Workers Center taking action in the streets outside the debate.
See below for some of the top tweets of the night.
CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION DEMANDING JUSTICE FOR THE PEOPLE & THE PLANET AT THE UN CLIMATE TALKS IN PARIS, DECEMBER 2015 Throughout the Global South and in many part of the US, frontline communities are already facing the devastating impacts of governmental climate inaction. Our communities are impacted daily by oil spills, oil refinery pollution, the dirty air from the waste incinerators, and the production of fossil based chemicals.