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Anti-Militarism: News & Updates

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Two letters sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from both House and Senate expressing grave concern at the risks facing activists who defend their land and the environment in Honduras.
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IRTF signs on letter in solidarity with Berta’s family, the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) and Gustavo Castro (the Mexican activist who is the sole witness and survivor of the attack), the Committee for Human Rights in Latin America (CDHAL), the Honduras Solidarity Network and MiningWatch Canada have collaborated to put together a declaration for broad support. 

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On March 2nd, 2016 they assassinated our sister Berta Cáceres. They thought they would get rid not just of her as a leader recognized throughout Latin America and around the world, but also would end a struggle, a political project, that they would destroy the organization of which she was both founder and daughter, COPINH (the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras).

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Interfaith Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

We, a coalition of diverse faith traditions, are united across theological lines by a common moral call to affirm and support the dignity of all people and to care for all of God’s creation. We therefore join with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their efforts to protect their sovereignty, water, culture, lifeways, and sacred sites.

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