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Quixote Center Delegation documents terror and repression during elections

Reports coming in from Quixote Center delegates who deployed to four different regions of the country during the last week to observe the electoral climate and the human rights situation point to a systemic pattern of militarization, intimidation, human rights violations and generalized repression.  This, coupled with extremely low voter turnout.

Canada urged to reject "elections" in Honduras

A coalition of Canadian development, church, labour and human rights organizations are calling on the Canadian government  not to join the US in recognizing the controversial elections to be held in Honduras on November 29—and are calling for further action to strengthen democracy in the Central American nation.
“The June coup d’état in Honduras—which overthrew a legitimately elected President—represents the most serious crisis in recent years for democratic governa

Quixote Center Delegation to Conduct Human Rights Accompaniment and Observation in Lead Up and during Honduras’ Elections

20 Representatives of Faith-Based, Labor, and Human Rights Groups Available for Interviews from Honduras,
November 25- December 1st
 Hyattsville, MD – A delegation of 20 representatives of faith-based, labor, and human rights organizations will travel to Honduras on November 25, 2009, to conduct human rights accompaniment and observation in the lead-up to the country’s controversial elections on November 29.