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The G20 in Pittsburgh showed us how pitifully fearful our leaders have become.
What no terrorist could do to us, our own leaders did.
Out of fear of the possibility of a terrorist attack, authorities militarize our towns, scare our people away, stop daily life and quash our constitutional rights.
Hundreds of people have been detained in the Chochi Sosa Stadium in Tegucigalpa which is being used as a massive detention center.
After three months in forced exile due a military coup d’état on June 28th that ousted him from power, President Zelaya returned to Honduras today. Speaking at a press conference from the Embassy of Brazil in Tegucigalpa, Zelaya said that he will begin a process of “dialogue to develop a path for returning to peace.” Zelaya asked the armed forces of Honduras not to intervene and called for supporters to come to the Embassy of Brazil to lend protection and to help in the reconstruction of democracy. The General Secretary of the OAS is expected to arrive on Tuesday.
Las violaciones de derechos humanos de mujeres en honduras, entrevista a la primera dama de la nación. Golpe de estado en Honduras.
<p> <font size="2"><i>We thank everyone for their prayers for the Honduran people, and for our delegation this week. Our delegation will issue a more formal report after we return home, but informal notes follow in order to share a glimpse of what we are experiencing. While we are the sixth delegation in a series of international human rights missions since the coup on June 28th, we are the first religious delegation.</i> <br />
Thank you for your calls to the US State Department and Ambassador Llorens to denounce the brutal repression unleashed on peaceful protestors yesterday in Honduras. Today, people are stunned , injured and reeling from the impact of yesterday’s attacks by Honduran police and military.
The fifth delegation of international human rights observers maintaining presence in Honduras since the coup of 28 June denounces the many and grave human rights violations perpetrated by the state security forces, including the national police, the Command of Special Operations COBRA, and the national army.
Attack on Peaceful Protestors Escalates
Please take action again to stop the repression!
Thank you for your calls to the U.S. State Department – please call again! The repression is escalating. Crackdowns are occurring in San Pedro Sula as well as Tegucigalpa.