Another indigenous environmentalist murdered in Honduras


Lesbia Yaneth Urquía

After earlier murders

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Source:  Granma
July 7 2016

by: Cubadebate | internet@granma.cu

Her name was Lesbia Yaneth Urquía and she was a member of The Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (Copinh)

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Lesbia Yaneth Urquía was a Honduran environmental activist. Photo: TELESUR

Her name was Lesbia Yaneth Urquía and she was a member of The Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (Copinh).

While the memory of the murder of Bertha Cáceres is still fresh in our minds – a crime which remains unpunished – Urquía was found dead on Wednesday afternoon, July 6, in a place known as Mata Mulas close to the Marcala municipal dump in La Paz.

Some press reports claim that the victim sustained a head injury which could have been caused by a sharp object, although others suggest that she was shot to death. Her body was sent directly to the head office…

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