dorset chiapas solidarity

March 7, 2016

Urgent Action for Gustavo Castro Soto

Filed under: Human rights, Uncategorized — Tags: , , — dorsetchiapassolidarity @ 9:34 am

.

Urgent Action for Gustavo Castro Soto

 

UK Call for Action: Protest today,  Monday 7th March 3pm Honduran Embassy, London

10419414_1046313872076971_2071738512248482611_n

 

Otros Mundos Coordinator and Other Worlds’ board member Gustavo Castro Soto was the sole witness to the assassination of Berta Cáceres on Wednesday March 3, 2016. He was injured during the attack. After the attack, Gustavo voluntarily went to the local authorities to give his testimony. He was then taken into custody and is now in his third day of being detained. He has been denied food and sleep.

In addition to Gustavo’s detention, the number two person in COPINH, Aureliano “Lito” Molina is also being detained by the government. The reason given is that he is a “suspect” in a “crime of passion” (this in addition to the government’s claim that Berta’s death was part of a robbery). Two other leaders of COPINH are being “investigated.” Please be alert for future action calls against the increasing criminalization and persecution of COPINH members.

We call on the Honduran authorities to immediately release Gustavo Castro Soto and to guarantee his safe return to Mexico.

TAKE ACTION 

Contact the Embassy of Honduras in London asking that Gustavo Castro Soto be released and guaranteed a safe return to Mexico.

Address: 4th Floor, 136 Baker Street, London W1U 6UD

Phone: 020 7486 4880

Fax: 020 7486 4550

 

Sign and share this petition

http://movimientom4.org/2016/03/urgent-action-we-urge-immediate-protection-for-gustavo-castro-injured-during-the-assassination-of-berta-caceres/

 

.



.

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: