Sole witness to Berta Cáceres murder: “It was clear she was going to get killed”
By Josefina Salomón, News Writer at Amnesty International
The armed men who burst into the house of Honduran Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres on 3 March had a simple plan: find her, kill her, and leave. What they didn’t expect, however, is for Gustavo Castro, a human rights activist working with Friends of the Earth Mexico and a close friend of Berta’s, to be in the next room. “I was working on a presentation when I heard a loud bang,” said Gustavo, who is now in Mexico.
6 May 2016