Honduras Accompaniment Project Honduras Accompaniment Project works to accompany the nonviolent social movement in Honduras in the face of the repression begun by the coup.

News and Analysis

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This morning (Wednesday), after preparing our letter to Ambassador Llorens, we rushed off to the US Embassy for a meeting.   After a wait, we were greeted by Mike Gorman, the person responsible for ‘human rights’.   He was very courteous, but unfortunately used the...
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The situation here continues to deteriorate. For the last week nearly every day there have been reports of police and military attacking unarmed protesters. Our delegation just returned from San Pedro Sula, where there was an unprovoked attack on a peaceful march on Monday.
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After the attack on the caravan, police moved on to the central park of San Pedro Sula.  They began harassing someone sitting in the park for wearing a “Mel” ribbon on his hat, and took him away.  The crowd then began whistling at the police in disapproval, and the police...
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Ambassador Llorens, We have compiled this report of human rights abuses committed by the Honduran police and military against civilians.  We will be disseminating this information internationally, and would like to be able to include a response from the U.S. Embassy, particularly a response...
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Ricardo Castro, a radio and TV journalist for twenty-eight years, said he’s never seen repression like this in Honduras.  The previous Wednesday in Comayagua, the simple act of taking out his recording equipment at an anti-coup protest got him thrown to the ground and beaten by police....