Honduras: environmentalist priest severely tortured by police

Honduras: Macuelizo, Santa Barbara

On 5 January 2012, hundreds gathered in solidarity with the priest Marco Aurelio Lorenzo and showed that Hondurans do not tolerate the continued persecution in the context of a coup regime

Priest Marco Aurelio Lorenzo is a recognised activist against environmental exploitation, defending the Merendón mountain ranges against corporate interests, as well as an advocate for the poor.