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Author Lakhani, Nina, author.

Title Who killed Berta Cáceres? : dams, death squads, and an indigenous defender's battle for the planet / Nina Lakhani.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Verso, 2020.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  364.1523 LAK    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  364.1523 LAK    AVAILABLE
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Description 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-320) and index.
Summary "In 2015, Cáceres won the Goldman prize, the world's leading environmental award, for leading a campaign to stop construction of an internationally funded dam on a river sacred to her indigenous Lenca people . Less than a year later she was dead. Lakhani tracked Cáceres's remarkable career in the face of years of threats as friends and colleagues in Honduras were killed defending basic rights; the journalist endured threats and harassment herself as a result of investigating the murder. She was the only foreign journalist to attend the 2018 trial of Cáceres's killers, where state security officials, employees of the dam company and hired hitmen were found guilty of her murder. Many questions about who ordered and paid for the killing remain unanswered. Drawing on more than a hundred interviews, confidential legal filings, and company documents during years of reporting in Honduras, Lakhani paints an intimate portrait of an extraordinary woman in a state beholden to corporate powers, organised crime, and the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Cáceres, Berta, 1973?-2016.
Murder -- Investigation -- Honduras.
Trials (Murder) -- Honduras.
Political corruption -- Honduras.
Business enterprises -- Corrupt practices -- Honduras.
Lenca Indians -- Honduras -- Government relations.
Environmentalists -- Honduras -- Biography.
Lenca Indians -- Honduras -- Biography.
ISBN 9781788733069 (hardback)
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