December 18: Guapinol Case Audience

The Tocoa Court has notified that there will be a hearing to review the measures of the eight water defenders who are in preventive detention for more than 15 months. This hearing will take place on December 18th , 9:00 AM (Honduran time).

The defenders of the community of Guapinol in Honduras, are water defenders that have been facing a process of criminalization in retaliation for their work in defense of human rights and natural resources. The defenders of the Guapinol river are finalists of the Sakharov prize award 2020.

International observation is essential, in order to ensure publicity and transparency of this process. #LibertadParaGuapinol