Ever wonder who the pink boat in Oxford Circus was named after?
Berta Cáceres was a Lenca from Honduras who won the prestigious Goldman Prize. She was subsequently murdered in her own home for resisting work on the Agua Zarca dam.
The Writers Rebel podcast focuses on indigenous environmental defenders this episode, and kicks off with an interview with Guardian journalist Nina Lahkani who has just published Who Killed Berta Cáceres?
The team then talk to activists from Colombia about their present hazardous work in which the killing of defenders has become normalised.
NINA LAKHANI has reported from over a dozen countries including six and a half years freelancing in Central America and Mexico where she focussed on forced migration, the consequences of the war on drugs, gender violence, environmental defenders and the battle for natural resources. Before journalism she was a mental health nurse. She is currently the Environmental Justice correspondent for the Guardian US, based in New York.