A vigil for Berta Cáceres held on April 5, 2016, outside of the buildings of the World Bank and the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C.  Photo: Daniel Cima/CIDH.

Berta Vive: Berta Cáceres and the Fight for Indigenous Water Rights: Carolina Caycedo, Silvio Carrillo & Roxanna Altholz

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Activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in Honduras in 2016 for organizing opposition to a hydroelectric dam on Lenca territory. After a screening of the short documentary Berta Vive, artist Carolina Caycedo joins journalist Silvio Carrillo and UC Berkeley law professor Roxanna Altholz to discuss indigenous environmental activism. (2016, dir. Katia Lara, 30 min.)

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