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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)


COPINH, the Municipal Resistance Front, the Catholic church, and members of various communities of the municipality of Colomoncagua would like to communicate the following:

First Leaked State Department Cable on Honduras Coup - calls coup illegal

First Leaked State Department Cable on Honduras Coup
November, 28 2010 NYT
Around 250,000 cables from the State Department and its branches in the world were leaked recently by the internet operator Wikileaks.

Nicaragua denies assertions made by Honduran Defense Minister

Vice President of Nicaragua, Jaime Morales Carazo and  National Assembly President Rene Núñez, dismissed statements from Tegucigalpa that Nicaragua is training irregular troops to enter Honduras. Núñez said that assertions by Honduran Defense Minister are false and without proof. Morales stated that the border is a pourous transit point with few controls for illegal trafficking of lumber, cattle and people.

Commission of Truth launches website

The Commission of Truth launched its website today in a press conference with the Commissioners who have been in the country since Saturday for a series of work sessions,  meetings with victims of human rights abuses in different parts of the country, and other national and international actors and organizations.  They have held regular press conferences to communicate their plans, progress and concerns.  For more information visit : Commission of Truth :

Honduran Businessman killed after revealing U.S. role in coup

Coup planned by Honduran businessmen in an Arab Emirate
Saturday July 10, 2010 12:15 Red Morazánica de Información
"They could kill me for this”.
Tegucigalpa. 20 June 2010.

Just released letter to Clinton from 27 Congresspeople

Hot off the presses, there's a new letter just out to Sec. of State Hillary Clinton on human rights violations in Honduras. It comes from 27 US congressmen who, contrary to the Secretary's statements in Lima earlier this month, maintain that "political violence continues to wrack Honduras" one year after the June 28, 2009 coup. According to the legislators, they write to:

Clinton Urges OAS to Forget Coup, Readmit Honduras


Story From Upsidedown World by Rosemary A. Joyce and Russell N. Septak

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at the Organization of American States (OAS) annual meeting in Lima, Peru on Monday urged countries in the hemisphere to readmit Honduras into the regional organization. The OAS suspended Honduras after the military coup which overthrew President Manuel Zelaya last June.

Visit our blog -Visite nuestro blog

Honduras Accompaniment Project blog in English, including articles, news and urgent actions.

Blog en español del Proyecto de Acompañamiento internacional en Honduras (PROAH), incluyendo artículos, noticias, y acciones urgentes.



Video of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth) in Honduras.

Commission of Truth Honduras reports

Final report of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth), Honduras:

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