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Honduras water and environmental defender speaks
Date Saturday October 05
Time 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorAllan Fisher
Location Details
Resource Center for Nonviolence; 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Juan Lopez, Juana Martinez, Juana Esquivel and Reynaldo Ramos from Honduras are in California to inform the public of the repression they and others in their country face in trying to defend their rivers from mining companies that are destroying the resources communities near the Mountain Park of Botaderos in Tocoa need to survive. There are 31 people so far charged with crimes. They face years in jail if their appeals to drop prosecution fail. Shining a light on these injustices here in the U.S. is an important way of defending the Water Protectors and standing in solidarity with the Honduran people in their efforts to wrest justice from a corrupt, U.S. backed regime. One of these Water Protectors will speak in Santa Cruz Saturday, October 5. For more info please call 415-954-2763 or 415-272-6718. Translation provided.

Honduras Hoy – La lucha para defender los derechos por el agua Sabado el 5 de Octubre 1:30 – 3:30 pm en el Resource Center for Nonviolence (612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz) Cuatro activistas de Honduras estan de gira en California para informar al publico de la repression que ellos y otros en el pais estan enfrentando por defender sus rios de los nuevos projectos de mineria. Estas empresas de mineria estan destruyendo los recursos que las communidades necesitan para sobrevivir. Actualmente, hay 31 personas acusados de delitos que estan enfrentando muchos años in prison si pierden sus casos en corte. La delegacion estaran Informandonos de estas injusticias. Es una manera importante de defender los Protectores de Agua y solidaridarnos con el pueblo de Honduras que estan enfrentando una gran lucha para obtener justicia del regimen corrupto apoyado de la E.E.U.U. Por mas informacion por favor llame Ana a 415-272-6718.
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