REQUEST TO THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE FOR A PROSECUTORIAL REQUIREMENT AGAINST DANIEL ATALA MIDENCE, ONE OF THE INTELECTUAL AUTHORS OF THE MURDER OF BERTA CÁCERES
Last Monday, May 4, a request for a prosecutorial requirements against Daniel Atala Midence, Financial Manager of the company DESA, for the crimes of the murder and illict association was presented to the Public Prosecutor´s Office. Since 2017 the Public Prosecutor´s Office, led by Oscar Chinchilla, has clear and sufficient evidence linking Daniel Atala to the crime, who authorized payments to monitor, pursue, criminalizza and prosecute Berta Caceres, actions that concluded with her murder.
Víctor Fernández, a member of the legal team in the Berta Cáceres case in his statements regarding the request: “They commit traffic of influence to obtain permits, paid police for they protection in irregular acts, and thus maintained police an military presence in the project area, paid journalist for campaigns in favor of the company even though the practices were irregular”
Daniel Atala Midence is part of the group of directors of the DESA company together with Jose Eduardo Atala, Pedro Atala y Jacobo Atala, who were mentioned in the sentence of the first trial for the murder of Berta Cáceres as those who had knowledge of and gave consent to the execution of the crime by wich they intended to stop the fight in defense of the Gualcarque River.
“The information extracted from his cellphone, describes exactly Daniel Atala, along with other partners of the DESA company, conspired to impose the hydroelectric project in an irregular manner, even to constitute the company in the same way”, continued lawyer Victor.
The lack of justice, when there is evidence, is not only impunity but also corruption wich is wyg the state of Honduras is facing international lawsuit processes by not presenting the acussation against the criminal structure responsable for the intellectual authorships of this act
Read here the COPINH communiqué
¡Justicia para Berta!