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Honduras: Berta Cáceres’ family left without legal representation in court

, Index number: AMR 37/9286/2018

The National Criminal Court, based in the Supreme Court of Justice, declared that the lawyers representing Berta Cáceres’ children and Gustavo Castro, the only witness to her killing, had abandoned the trial. Consequently, the Court ordered that representation of the human rights defender’s family and of the witness should be taken over by the Public Prosecutor’s Office.

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