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Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment

Headline Title:  Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment 19 September 2013 Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. There have been increasing attacks against human rights defenders in the country ahead of presidential elections in November, Amnesty International said.“Defending human rights in Honduras has become a life-threatening activity with Indigenous leaders protecting their peoples’ rights, being particularly vulnerable to attack,” said Nancy Tapias Torrado, Researcher…

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