The murder of Lesbia Yaneth Urquía Urquía adds to the dire list of Human Rights Defenders that were recently murdered in Honduras, including journalist Henry Roberto Reyes Salazar, environmentalist and indigenous leaders Berta Cáceres and Nelson García, and leader of LGBTI community René Martinez.
Three months after the heinous killing of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, another Human Right Defender who is a leader of LGBTI community in Honduras Mr. René Martinéz has been killed . It is essential that thorough investigations are conducted as soon as possible to bring the perpetrators to justice. Urgent and decisive steps to protect human rights defenders in Honduras must be ensured so that impunity and violence come to an end.
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