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Thousands attend funeral of slain Honduran environmentalist

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MURDERED INDIGENOUS ACTIVIST. Locals mourn during murdered indigenous activist Berta Caceres’ funeral in La Esperanza, 200 km northwest of Tegucigalpa, on March 5, 2016. Photo by Orlando Sierra/AFP
In 2015, Berta Caceres won the Goldman Environmental Prize, considered the world’s top award for grassroots environmental activism

LA ESPERANZA, Honduras (Mar. 6, 2016) — Thousands of mourners paid their final tributes Saturday to Berta Caceres, the indigenous activist killed on Thursday, March 3, demanding justice for the renowned environmentalist.

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