Report from Quixote Center Accompaniment Delegation September 21-23
Political Persecutions And Detention * Excessive Use Of Force By Police And Military * State Of Emergency: People Lacking Food And Water After 42 Hour Curfew * Police State
By Patty Adams
Democratically-elected Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, deposed by a military coup on June 28, returned clandestinely to Tegucigalpa, appearing at the Brazilian Embassy around mid-day on Monday, September 21. As word of his arrival spread, thousands of Hondurans who’ve been calling for his return began to assemble outside the Embassy to celebrate, catch a glimpse, and show their support.