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Honduras: Killing of human rights lawyer exposes dire need for action

Headline Title:  Honduras: Killing of human rights lawyer exposes dire need for action 25 September 2012 The brazen murder of a Honduran human rights lawyer underscores just why the country’s authorities must step up their efforts to protect human rights defenders and those they work to support, Amnesty International said. Antonio Trejo Cabrera died on Saturday evening after gunmen shot him five times outside a wedding ceremony in a southern suburb of the capital Tegucigalpa. Media accounts have described the shooting as a calculated act carried out by experts.The human rights lawyer…

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