environmental justice

Women religious join those bringing attention to Day of Justice for murdered Honduran activist

Source: 
Global Sisters Report
Date: 
Wed, 06/15/2016
Type: 
Print
URL: 
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/women-religious-join-those-bringing-attention-day-justice-murdered-honduran

by Chris Herlinger

Editor's note: This story was updated June 15 at 3:20 p.m. following the Justice4Berta event in New York City.

Women religious in the United States, Honduras and across the world have long worked to resolve issues of violence, environmental injustice and indigenous rights — themes all converging in the commemoration June 15 of a prominent Honduran environmental activist assassinated earlier this year in Honduras.

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