COPINH

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COPINHConsejo de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (Spanish: Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras)
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27, representatives of COPINH held President Juan Orlando Hernandez responsible for the crime.
Berta, COPINH and the Lenca did not give their free, prior informed consent as they share a spiritual bond with the Gualcarque River.
CAaAaAeA ceres' group COPINH had maintained a blockade to prevent access the dam site for more than a year.
Caceres' was the first in a string of homicides of members of campesino and indigenous organizations such as COPINH, the Movimiento Indigenas Lenca Independiente de la Paz (Independent Lenca Indigenous Movement of La Paz, MILPAH), and the Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguan (United Rural Workers Movement of the Aguan, MUCA).
Last week, members of the group were detained and threatened, Copinh said in a statement.
In a press release issued immediately after news of the homicide broke, the Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indigenas de Honduras (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH) described Urquia's murder as "a political femicide seeking to silence the voices of women who, with courage and valor, defend their rights against a patriarchal, racist, and capitalist system that increasingly nears our planet's destruction."
The systematic violation of the rights of peasants and indigenous peoples led to the emergence, a decade later, of the Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indigenas de Honduras (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations, COPINH).
Twelve days later, Nelson Garda, a leader of the organization she co-founded, the Consejo Crvico de Organizaciones Populares e Indigenas de Honduras (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH), was murdered as well.
"It humiliates the dignity not only of the Honduran people but of all peoples worldwide struggling against impunity," said Berta Caceres, coordinator of the Consejo Civico de Organizaciones Populares e Indigenas de Honduras (COPINH).