Tag: Video

Carlos H Reyes, November 26, 2009 perspective on Honduran Elections

This is an interview with Carlos H. Reyes, Independent party candidate for president and long time union leader who renounced his bid for presidency.  In the course of his candidacy, he recieved numerous death threats and his arm was broken by the Honduran Army.  In this interview, he gives a brief history of Honduras, the election and mandate of Zelaya, and thoughts about the future of Honduras and the illegitimacy of the elections.

Congressional Briefing on Human Rights Crisis in Honduras – Women Give Testimony

First Video:  Jessica Sanchez of Honduran Feminists in Resistance (Feministas en Resistencia Hondureno) talks about the violence against women in Honduras as it was perpetrated by the National Police and Army.

Second Video: Meri Agorcia (COFADEH) documents systematic repression in Honduras through statistics and figures.

Bertha Oliva (COFADEH) Gives Testimony at Congressional Briefing sponsored by Rep. Grijalva D-AZ

Bertha Oliva, coordinator of COFADEH (Committee of Relatives of Missing Prisoners in Honduras) speaks about the purpose of COFADEH and its history of involvement in the search for the disappeared. She speaks about how the torturers from the dark period of the 1980’s, who used to hide in the shadows to murder, now have the protection of the military coup government to challenge, through their rapes and illegal detentions, the very framework of human rights in Honduras and the world.